Love such as the engrossing, obsessive, elusive, vulnerable, passionate and emotional cloudings is a common sentiment.
When you are in love, including the earlier phase of marriage-the excitement phases; it seems like nothing else counts in life. The clock no longer tickle, the time becomes infinite, the sun no longer rises, the sky seems brighter, life appears rosy, the birds sing more beautifully and the times even tastes better when you have someone to share it.
It baffles me how two persons will be friends for years or in a relationship for months, never thinking they needed to part ways until suddenly something happens and you see them label themselves as wicked, heartless and worthless just based on a single event.
We come across many persons in life. We often have so many persons in our lives too. How do we know the perfect person for a committed relationship?
Every relationship should consciously be instituted with the mindset of being committed to each other. We have tried to define what commitment in a Christian relationship connotes in my previous article.
Christian Singles often times could be full of the fear for the right time, the basis for defining readiness, and when to settle in a committed relationship. This fears are mostly due to the following reasoning:
Praying Through entails a lot on the edges of answered prayer, fervent prayer, effective prayer, etc. For instance, it entails obtaining the answers to our petition, it entails pressing further and holding up in prayers, it also entails touching the presence of God and being impacted of His Glory in the course of the fellowship.
INTRODUCTION In my previous articleI tried to explain that dating should be properly defined to the dictates of the scriptures rather than rule it off as worldly practices. This is … Continue Reading ABC OF CHRISTIAN DATING
The church is marriage oriented-a lady walks into the church to worship God- the pastors are rather interested in prophesying to her for the perfect man. Publications about marriage in the church are celebrated like one who has made it in life. Lots of ‘marriage are good messages’ like this doesn’t allow believers to see marriage as an institution of responsibility but rather as a place for fanfare.
Our society is so programmed in such a way that it yearns to live people’s lives for them. There’s an imaginary timeline it draws for her members. For instance, in Nigeria, once a youth is done with tertiary institutions or at most after serving the fathers land in NYSC, such person is thought to be ready for marriage.
Dating for the purpose of this article would be defined as spending time with someone who is proud of you, interested in you, respects you, someone you like, loves you, hypes or supports you, boosts your self-esteem, your confidence, your sense of dignity and your joy but in a time when courtship is not yet defined officially.
A covenant is borne on the basis of a worked-out obedience that is mostly mutual. Covenants that would be successful and reckoned does not proceed obedience, it a seal of a working obedience. The reward for obedience in progress-covenant.
Many Christian brothers miss their opportunities with a lady they love due to inappropriately redefining and progressively specifying their relationship statues. In most cases, many brothers are always patiently prayerfully waiting for the perfect times and the preparedness to settle down as a prerequisite for making this move.
However, Ladies do not only watch and wait for their guys defining words like to ask them out. But they also often have other guys who unfortunately are more desperate and pressing about what they want.
It is an overly assumptions to think that a lady is with you because she is playing along.
While sexual purity is a deliberate choice to refrain from sexual activities outside marriage, sexual impurity is both a conscious and unconscious acts in sexual activities by an individual who is easily overtaken by sexual urge.
To highlight the unmet needs of the unreached people’s group and how the Christians youth can intervene thereby, making us evangelists and spirit-driven soul-winners for the kingdom of God.
Study text Matt 9:36-3, Luke10:1-2.
Leading a satisfactory discussion in a Christian relationship can be quite an art that requires deliberate acts.
While one may enjoy unlimited satisfaction conversing with some categories of their close ones, there are often the other categories where the words and stuffs to talk about seem to cease. And these categories are often the ones we would have wanted to spend the whole day conversing with. For instance, discussions between two new friends, or conversations with one’s significant other, etc.
One of the greatest vessels for nurturing a man into maturity is the parts played by other persons. God places people in our path and us in theirs so that we might be a blessing to each other. Thus, the purpose in building friendship should be to encourage, lift up, correct and help build the Grace in each other. And to do all we can to assist them in achieving their dreams.
Relationship is very potent for a successful journey of life. As such, the principle of Christian relationship is as well valuable as other common principle like financial principle, academic principle, etc. These we see in the following bible verses that itemize the importance of Christian Relationships;