And husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the Church and gave himself for her.
Now what this means is a Christian woman won’t just look for a man who has a cross tattooed on his shoulder, but a man who is ready to die daily in the sacrificial calling of leading a home.
I think it is at the Desiring God website, 50 questions that couples should ask.
And they can be asked, you know, on the internet before you even meet the kind of things that really reveal what people are committed to. I am fine with meeting someone online and learning as much as possible about them. The great question is: Are you mature enough to discern a worthy spouse?
Not only does the creation of a personalized profile allow a chance to be upfront about the importance of God in one’s life, dating sites create a space where religious singles can actively seek someone who has similar priorities. That’s because the road to love – real, lasting love – can be long way to walk.
You could say it’s a journey of forbearance, belief, hope, and endurance.
The Christian man or woman who wants to marry a follower of Jesus must look for a spouse who has learned what it is to die to self in allegiance to Jesus. It won’t take long to learn from Facebook and Twitter and blogs if this man or woman is passionate for Jesus or if Jesus is an incidental mark on the shoulder or a trinket around the neck.
Then, if contact happens there are great questions to ask. I don’t know, Tony, you might want to link to this document.
Love as Christ loved the Church and gave himself for her.
And a Christian man won’t just look for a woman who wears a cross around her neck, but is willing to die as she submits to his leadership in reliance upon Christ.
This difficulty is enhanced by the fact that not all church-going Canadians are suitable date material: in truth, many of those who Rebecca Vandemark (33) is one Christian single who knows first hand the difficulties involved with faith-based dating.