Scripture on dating and relationships
Whether we're talking about friendships, dating relationships, marriages, families, or dealings between brothers and sisters in Christ, the Bible has a great deal to say about our relationships with one another.Proverbs Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does.And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.(NLT)Genesis –25Then the LORD God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him." ...So the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh.Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her ...In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. and let the wife see that she respects her husband. (ESV)1 Peter 3:7In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives.
She may be weaker than you are, but she is your equal partner in God's gift of new life.
Treat her as you should so your prayers will not be hindered. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the LORD your God is giving you." (NLT)Leviticus 19:3"Each of you must respect his mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths.
I am the LORD your God." (NIV)Deuteronomy "Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you." (NIV)Psalm 127:3Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him. Her husband praises her: "There are many virtuous and capable women in the world, but you surpass them all! (NLT)John –27When Jesus saw his mother standing there beside the disciple he loved, he said to her, "Dear woman, here is your son." And he said to this disciple, "Here is your mother." And from then on this disciple took her into his home.
(NLT)1 Corinthians Do not be deceived: "Bad company ruins good morals." (ESV)2 Corinthians –15Don't team up with those who are unbelievers.
How can righteousness be a partner with wickedness? What harmony can there be between Christ and the devil?