If you’re single, you’ve probably heard the well meaning, albeit superficial-sounding, vague admonition thrown at you usually by seemingly content married people. How in the heck do you find contentment with Jesus when you feel the daily nagging ache for true earthly love—the love that even God said is the better way (Genesis )? They’re trying to give you the hint that, while marriage has it’s advantages and is overall a good thing, it isn’t the end all to loneliness and love hunger. And the reason why married people “insensitively” tell you in so many words to do this, is because they know that marriage doesn’t solve all your longings for intimacy and belonging.
Don’t miss the chance this year to truly enter the most wonderful dating relationship of your life.
Even after you’re married, you’ll be so glad you did.
That means to me that while we’re here on earth, we are in a sacred courtship with the King of kings.
We’re in the relationship-building stage, getting to know him mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, but not getting to be united with him physically … There’s nothing weird about thinking of Jesus like your greatest romantic interest, even if you’re a guy.
When Julie Ferwerda isn’t wrapped up in her heavenly dating life, she’s writing for Christian magazines and websites, keeping up with two teenage daughters, and enjoying life in central Wyoming with her husband, Steve.
” Rings out perhaps the most popular piece of career advice for high school and college students.Simply figure out and follow what you most love, the section of the bookstore you gravitate towards, or what gets you out of bed in the morning, and you will have a meaningful and fulfilling career.l read a very interesting book by Mike Tucker some months ago entitled ”The irrefutable, Irrevocable, Unalterable LAWS OF DATING”.And there he was, waiting to capture my heart as well! Remember falling in love and yearning to know everything you could about a person and what they’ve done?I love looking into fascinating facts and phenomenon about nature because they tell me about the amazing One who made them.And then you’ll find that he begins showing up for dates—sometimes with flowers, love notes, and rainbows! My best experience for getting into the Word daily is by reading the in the New Living Translation.