3 Ways to Pursue Purity in Your Dating Relationship
BUT deep down, YOU want your relationship to glorify God. . I KNEW that the Holy Spirit wasn't pleased with my yo-yo Christianity life while I. When I entered my relationship with my boyfriend, one of the first Keeping God first in relationship requires sacrifice; it requires you to get out. Our Holy Self is entirely impervious to threats like these. They maintain a false- self image with its fake relationship roles, rules, beliefs, stories.
There is a type of hug that is completely non-sexual. We know the difference, and we are called to avoid even a hint of sexual immorality.
A verse I memorised when I was in your situation was 1 Thessalonians 4: I encourage you to memorise this verse because it can be a great help in tempting situations.
There are several practical things that you can do which will help: Read the bible and pray together this is always a good idea! Pray for yourself and your partner, that you will be sexually pure and God will guard you against temptation. Talk about it with each other and be honest. Tell each other NO. LOVE God more than you love each other. GOD has to be first. This is so cliche. Spend DAILY time with Him, apply what you learned, serve in your local church, walk in love, pray earnestly for your guy, forgive whoever hurt you— DO your part.
When TWO believers come together with their hearts committed to Christ.
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Spend time with God. THIS will never change. When you stay connected with God.
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YOU belong to whoever you obey. Sounds kinda harsh right?
They are detestable, disobedient and unfit for doing anything good. A relationship can either be a distraction that leaves you stuck in a ditch— hurt, confused or frustrated— or it can be a bridge that PUSHES you towards Christ.
So when we choose to think and speak in ways that go against His nature, we will feel conviction, and the best thing we can do is confess our sin and repent immediately. James 3 teaches that no one can "tame the tongue" and sometimes we make mistakes and say wrong things. But we can learn from our mistakes; we can pray and ask God to help us only say things that are right and pleasing to Him.
I know it's easy to be insensitive and say the wrong things sometimes. The other day I was wearing a blouse that didn't fit me right, and I said to someone, "This thing is way too big for me but it would probably fit you.
- 3 Ways to Pursue Purity in Your Dating Relationship
The Bible teaches us that "no one can tame the tongue" James 3: We need to pray for God to help us hear His voice, giving us wisdom and direction in the thoughts we choose to think about and the words we speak. As our Counselor, He wants to guide us in everything we do, and we can learn how to hear His voice.
So listen for the still, small voice of the Holy Spirit speaking to your heart. You'll hear it as you wait quietly in His presence, while you're studying His Word, in your circumstances and even through nature. God is talking to you!