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And so, in that regard, when you have not established what the relationship is, I think it can be hurtful to constantly be involved in the technological realm, rather than the face-to-face realm.So, if I think about my daughters, to have a young man constantly texting them and constantly engaging them on social media without any real clear “I’m pursuing you,” any real clear desire to want to establish a shared knowledge of this relationship, I have concerns.But if you are in a context in which you have watched the person’s godliness, you have marveled at their character, you have rejoiced in what God has done in them and through them, then speed isn’t a big factor. What drove the speed wasn’t a flare-up of emotions — it wasn’t a fear of loneliness, or desperation, like maybe this is my only shot. Rather, there was knowledge of his faithfulness to God, his desire to serve the Lord, and his seriousness about the things of God.We have a staff person here who met and married her husband in a matter of months. I hardly knew they were dating before they were engaged.Within the covenant community of faith, there should be those around a person that can speak of their reputation and whether they are serious about growing in the Lord and putting sin to death in their life. Is there seriousness in this person to grow in their relationship and understanding with the Lord?
And so I think the church really serves and helps Christian singles consider marriage and consider dating.
This culture shock will manifest itself in american women taking some unexpected actions in their interactions with...“He just met her…
She’s supposed to be his transitional person; she’s not supposed to be the ONE.
All this time I thought he didn’t want to get married.
But, the truth is, he didn’t want to marry me.” Meg Ryan’s line from When Harry Met Sally speaks for many women.