Best christian books dating relationships

That's what I hope this column will be about — applying God's Word to dating, finding a spouse and getting married.I have to start by explaining the theological doctrine that drives the approach I want to outline (and advocate).

) Long story short, my freshman year of college I fell in love with a boy I first met in sixth-grade camp, and I’ve been head-0ver-heels for him since.

Sure, we’ve had our share of ups and downs, and five years in, I still feel like we’re new at this whole you-and-me-forever thing.

He is also an attorney who is used to tackling tough questions.

The answers he brings may be different from anything you've heard before.

The doctrine of the of Scripture assumes inerrancy but then goes a step further.

This doctrine simply holds that the Bible is sufficient to guide and instruct us authoritatively in all areas of our faith and life, and that there is no area of life about which the Bible has no guidance for us.

Growing up, I knew my parents were committed to each other, but the marriage they modeled wasn’t anything I wanted to experience in my life.

So I thought I’d be a single missionary like Amy Carmichael and invest my life in the poor of the slums. (I can still hear Him laughing His good-natured chuckle.

But I wouldn’t trade him for the world, and I’m so SO glad God didn’t follow my plans.

*smile* Key to our happiness has been learning from other older couples what it means to love and serve one another in marriage.

We have brothers and sisters in Christ to hold us accountable and to help us apply the Word to our lives.

Tags: , ,