The service can be a united effort as a couple to continue to grow in their relationship.Being involved in ministry as a dating couple also gives opportunity for mentor relationships with other older couples in the church.
Dating couples who pray together for each other and others will experience a greater closeness spiritually.
Listening to each other praying gives an indication of the comfort level in speaking to God with requests and thanksgiving.
Holiness is setting a greater standard than that of the flesh or the world.
It’s a choice to be set apart as a couple for God’s purposes.
There are many pitfalls to Christian dating couples if they don’t make the Word of God of great importance and focus in their relationship.
The measuring stick of how great the relationship rises or falls isn’t based on worldly advice, Satan’s suggestions, or carnal desires.
Any relationship that is built on the foundation of God’s word offers a great opportunity for growth.
Many Christian couples struggle in their relationships because they forget the core principles of godliness, purity, and unconditional love that is modeled in scripture.
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Crystal and her husband, Marshall, raise their five children in the Bloomington, IL.