Bible study group talking about dating validating spreadsheets
Everything we do is based or ought to be based around one fact: Jesus Christ is coming back.
Doesn't Paul say: Whatever you do, whether you eat or drink, do it for the glory of God?
You don't want to answer this question so much as you want to get them to start asking a different question: "How do I glorify God with my relationship?
Even Paul managed to make it a focus when he talked about relationships. So why doesn't it ever come up when we talk about marriage with our students? " and at this point it's been damaged and lost it's beauty and shine and some petals have fallen off because of everyone touching it. " Or we have a really sticky piece of tape and we press it against someone's shoulder and take it off and go to someone else and press it against their shoulder and take it off and we say, "Every time, we lose our stickiness. Then crumple it up and ask people if they still want it.
We lose our ability to bond." We've thought of a thousand different ways to make Christians feel worthless about themselves when it comes to their sexual past.
Give students an awesome working definition of love so that they can know how to show love in a godly way.
Then challenge students to love the person that they're dating.