I know everyone’s doing it and I know it’s hard to be set apart, but the Lord calls us to be different (Romans 12:2)! The minor “life lessons” your teen may take away from a dating relationship are not worth the risk of falling into sexual sin and the affect those sins will have on the rest of their lives.
I understand that some teens may rebel against your “no dating” rule, but the Lord has commanded you to raise them with God honoring principles.
Our theme verse is Psalm 105:4: "Look to the LORD and His strength; seek His face always." Math also helps us see the wisdom and care with which God designed a sunflower, which is a helpful illustration of how math helps us explore God's creation, thus pointing us to the Creator.
In the fading twilight, the headlights of an approaching car reminded Bill to reach for the dashboard and turn on his lights.
od wants the best for us in every area of our lives.
This includes relationships with boyfriends or girlfriends.
He glanced at her in the seat next to him and thought, .
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(1 Corinthians 7:2) Teen dating does not prepare your child for marriage — I’ve never heard anyone say, “I’m so glad I dated as a teen and up until marriage.
Those relationships really improved my God-honoring relationship with my husband.” Teen dating says “Jesus Christ is not enough for me.” — when we put something or someone at a higher priority than the Lord, our relationships suffer; all of them.
As the horde of rush-hour cars streamed by, Bill reminisced about the teenage daughter he had just picked up from band practice.
He smiled as he thought about all those after-school trips over the last few years: dance classes, piano practices, the unending cycle of softball games and tournaments.I’d given my heart and body away more than once and each of those interactions adversely affect my marriage — in ways I’m aware of and in ways I’m not! Parents (some of you may be my youth parents…welcome to my story!