No question is too broad or too specific, too theoretical, too theological, or too practical. What does this text mean? There are instances in which you can be genuinely unsure about a guy but still move forward this far. The doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture assumes inerrancy but then goes a step further. Modern dating tends to assume that there will be a high level of emotional involvement in a dating relationship, and some level of physical involvement as well. Modern dating tends to assume that you need to get to know a person more deeply than anyone else in the world to figure out whether you should be with him or her. If you feel that you are not initially attracted to a man who initiates with you, OK — but at least ask yourself why that is.
This is how iron sharpens iron.
Biblical Dating: How It’s Different From Modern Dating
Finding a mate functioned a lot more like a bartering system than dinner and a movie. Think not just about the kind of time you spend together, but how much. We will look at a number of passages over the course of our discussions that support various aspects of biblical dating, but for the moment, let me just give you some references to study: This doctrine simply holds that the Bible is sufficient to guide and instruct us authoritatively in all areas of our faith and life, and that there is no area of life about which the Bible has no guidance for us. That means our conversation has to be a biblical conversation.