Christian sermons on dating
Realize that over 50% of girls and over 40% of guys never date in high school.
The Bible gives us some very clear principles to guide us in making decisions about dating.
As you scroll the Bible text in the left panel, the notes are synchronized and will scroll to the same passage. Stresses not only the centrality of Christ, but also the need for Christians to live out their faith in spite of adverse economic and social conditions.
JOHN EADIE A Commentary on the Greek Text of the Epistle of St Paul to the Colossians Verse by Verse Exposition. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle) IVP COMMENTARY Colossians Robert W Wall Cyril Barber - Wall, Robert W. S LEWIS JOHNSON Colossians Series in Bibliotheca Sacra James Rosscup comments that this collection is "One of the most contributive discussions of Colossians verse by verse, with help on difficulties and evaluation of different interpretations, written by a former professor at Dallas Seminary who is outstanding as an exegete, expositor, and theologian." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works) The Links below are to Dr Johnson's 12 part series on the epistle of Colossians in Bibliotheca Sacra - only the first page of the article is viewable at no charge but note that the annual fee ( or monthly - this would give plenty of time to read Johnson's articles) gives access to more than 27 journals - 500 yrs of articles searchable by topic, author or verse see Theological Journal Subscription info J B LIGHTFOOT Paraphrase of Colossians Commentary of Colossians James Rosscup writes that "Lightfoot is excellent in this 1865 work revised in 1879.
Recommended - it takes some work to read through Eadie's prodigious comments but you will be rewarded with some excellent insights on the text D Edmond Hiebert - First published in 1855, this is a full and rich exegetical treatment of Colossians by a conservative Scottish Presbyterian scholar of the last century. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle) THOMAS GUTHRIE Studies on Colossians 1 Focus is on Christology Spurgeon writes that this is "Not so much an exposition as a series of brilliant discourses, or prose poems. Guthrie has only touched upon the first chapter." (Spurgeon, C. His work on Colossians (“first-born of every creature”) is especially helpful on a problem text.
For meditation: Getting to know Christ now is the process by which the Christian will become like Christ in the future. We may say “Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.” (Psalm 139:6), but the image of Christ in the believer is no more impossible to God than the conception of Christ in a virgin (Luke ).
We should date for fun, friendship, personality development and selection of a mate, not to be popular or for security.
Don't allow peer pressure to force you into dating situations that are not appropriate.
Now I must warn you -- you might have to give up some things that you will really miss.
But it will be well worth it; I mean after all, whenever you do anything for the Lord, what you'll get back in return, will make up far more than what you'd gave up, in order to grow your relationship with the Lord.