– Hebrews 13:2 We hope that you are wisely reading other member profile descriptions and imagining what it might be like to have a conversation with them.And by now you may already be having some good conversations with other members of our site.While you can't predict the future, you can make choices that will help guide you to relationships that are both exciting and honoring to God. As you think through potential dates, ask yourself these questions: 1. "Don't judge a book by its cover." That's how the old saying goes. (For instance: You value good grades and plan to attend college; your potential date regularly cuts classes and has no plans for life after graduation.) Do they have decent standards when it comes to the movies and TV shows they watch?
Does he have plans to serve God and the church in some way?
Is he focused on the achievement of temporal success or eternal significance?
Ever wish you could predict ahead of time whether or not a dating relationship will work out? It always makes sense to go out with someone you've known for a while rather than a stranger. Ever spent time with a guy who likes to brag about how far he got on his last date? Are the things most important to you also important to them? And both partners in a good relationship try their best to demonstrate Christ-like love.
It would save a lot of headaches and heartache, wouldn't it? This kind of "first impression" information is very helpful as you think about who you will or won't consider dating. Not exactly the kind of people you want to trust with your self-image or your reputation. Are you headed in the same general direction in life?
Remember: don’t fall into the trap of only looking at pictures and thinking from your gut.
It’s important to consider the values and lifestyle choices of someone first and foremost."This is not intended to steal away our joy and make life miserable.In contrast, a life of devotion brings inner peace, fulfillment, and the promise of better things to come in the future." 4. Does he use others merely as tools to get what he wants, or does he genuinely care about other people? My friend Gary Collins, a Christian psychologist, put it this way: "The Bible knows nothing of true Christians who are miserly, spiteful, habitually unforgiving, self-righteous, or arrogant. You can learn a lot about his discernment and what he values by looking at who he shares his time with.Only the members who you have added to your saved profile list can see your profile.Would you like to keep your profile hidden, or show it to all users? Ever been around a girl who can't do anything but put down her boyfriend?