We have a daughter who is 27, and we have two grandsons. Our son is 17, and of course, he is single as well.
The reason I mention that, for those of you who did not know, is that the subject which I have to talk to you about today is one that I have been thinking about for many years.
I want to speak to you about His devotion and sacrifice for what is, for Him, the unrivaled passion of His heart.
To prepare for this time, I want to talk to you this morning about a marriage.No, not the one that the Stilley family has coming this Thursday! ''Boy Meets Girl'' takes an honest and straightforward look at dating relationships and the challenges they bring. Martin Collins, reflecting on the pervasive influence of pornography on the Internet, television, music, and print media, suggests that young people engaging in premarital sex are acting like sheep to the slaughter, totally oblivious to the real facts of life.In this lively exchange, Scott Croft, Joshua Harris, and Albert Mohler compare notes on countless aspects of singleness, dating, marriage, and courtship.
Beginning with our Creator, this series approaches guy-girl relationships from His perspective, helping lay the ground work for meaningful relationships now and a marriage that will last. Dating should be preceded by wholesome group activities; God created us as social beings, placing a longing in each individual for a member of the opposite sex.The purpose of dating should not be considered merely a pre-marriage ritual designed to prepare one for marriage, but instead (1) to develop wholesome interactions with the opposite sex in contrast to the world's dating games, totally mired in the lures of temptation and emotion described by James -15; (2) to help individuals to see their own strengths and weaknesses, gradually understanding themselves; (3) to develop practice in serving others, and (4) to discover the person one will marry.The appearance of constellations in the back gives the feeling of floating in deep space.A large circle is in the middle with the words “Welcome We’re Glad You’re Here” in the center.The more similarities there are in a relationship, the less likelihood that conflicts will emerge.