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.
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
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.
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.
Everyone is in a relationship. We understand this well when we realize the various platforms on which relationship exists and classify them as type of relationship.
Our understanding is also enlightened as we consider the various ways in which these types of relationship played out in the bible.
As such, this article is aimed at outlining the various bible chapters describing each of the various relationships cadre as listed in my previous article.
A retrospection through the fantasy of the pre-adult phase of my life, when I’d often find myself with friends of likeminded rehearsing on who we would love to marry future. Sometimes we even mentioned names; funny memories they are.
More fantasy yet was in my early adulthood. I could still see myself encumbered by the thought of who to marry. I’d have a lot of mind swing. Today, I’m well pleased by Sister
The creation of heaven and earth and all it hosts in a time in eternity; the beginning, is one of the most astounding expression of the Glory of God and a deep mystery.
“You alone are the LORD. You have made the heavens, the heaven of heavens with their entire host, the earth and all that are on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to all of them and the heavenly host bows down before you.
More astounding Glory still was expressed in the creation of man, who even though he is not the strongest physically, there-in him contained all that is needed to control the other creatures. Indeed, man is the crown of God’s creation and a deeper mystery.
And God said; Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creped upon the earth. …
Yet, even more astounding is the creation of woman. The deepest of mystery. God essentially said that man was not adequate, to highlight the high position and ne
SO WHO IS TRULY A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN?
True beauty lies not in looking good, but in being good. To be truly beautiful, the necessary parameters are qualities of love, kindness, joy, peaceable, compassion, forgiveness and honesty. These are not common, as compared to external adornment, and hence are rarer to come by.
A beautiful woman is a woman that is full and empowered in the Holy Ghost. A woman with a life that encourages inspires and empowers others. A confident woman satisfied in her uniqueness and focused in making a difference and leading others in the light of her uniqueness.
While people may lie in relationship for selfish reason, most other times, people in relationship actually lie with the thought to protect the relationship. Yet, it’s probably safe to assume that every Christian wants a relationship that is built on openness, loyalty and trust. It is also safe to assume that one could clearly believe everything that comes out of another’s mouth once it is a Christian relationship!
Someone’s Birthday is tagged to be a day that is an exact day of the months, in which the person was born, in every preceding year. It is always observed with a spirit of celebration and gratitude to God. In most places, it is associated with such activities like a joyful birthday songs, cutting of birthday cakes, lighting candles, receiving gifts, birthday cards and wishes/prayers from loved ones.
Birthday celebration has quite become a global practice.. However, it is one of the big controversy across the various Christian denominations. Just in the same light with other Christian celebrations like Christmas, mother’s day, etc.. So, it is not strange to see some schools of thought disposing the acceptance of birthday celebrations as a normal Christian practices.
It’d become obvious that advises on making Godly homes are often behoved around the ladies; the women. Why? If half of the marriage counsel the churches gives to ladies are given to brothers, many Christian homes would be a perfect Bliss. In all ramifications, it does seems that the churches doesn’t have enough scheme for the brothers. As such, they make much emphasis on the ladies even in issues that men is a central player. For instance, home making is common with women, but home making is also the responsibility of men too, and even much more than it is of the women.
Love is Christian. Christian is love. Valentine is an English word that mean ‘an expression of love, especially romantic love, usually in the form of greeting card, gift, or message given to a person the object of affection, especially on February
Just as our grace level grows proportionately to the level of the knowledge of God we have. So also do the knowledge of one another we have afford us with a measure of grace with one another necessary for an effective purposeful relationship.
Continuing with the series on covenant relationship, the friendship of David and Jonathan highlights enormously the terms that compose the content of what constitutes covenant relationship. There would be no where in the church where the subject of friendship is being discussed that references would not be made to David and Jonathan’s. There doesn’t seem to be a godlier example of friendship in the Bible.
Friendship with mutual privilege to each other and covenant friendship is the two basic relationship a Christian needs to make a successful journey of his/her life. Get details on covenant relationship here.
The case of Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego is another biblical examples of Covenant relationships that is completely Divine. Theirs is a highlight of Proverbs 18:24 ‘a friend who sticks closer than a brother’. The Divine factor in their relationship is most overwhelming in the various ways God used them to show King Nebuchadnezzar and the entire Babylonians that God is great and the only God .