Dating she is not right for me
Instead, like Hosea, we all marry Gomer; that is to say, we all marry another sinner, whom God intends to use to refine and grow our faith in Jesus. " If you're not, then you'd be better off spending less time evaluating the women around you, and more time developing the character of a disciple.Start by considering the characteristics of an elder that Paul lays out in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1, and work toward those.Then you should ask another question: "What sort of qualities should I be looking for in a wife so that my marriage will be a picture of the relationship between Christ and the church?
Once you've asked the right questions, and once you've found someone you suspect fits the biblical description of a godly wife, you now need to decide whether to get married.
And men, though this is a big decision, it's not a decision that should take too long. The Bible doesn't provide a timetable (after all, most marriages were arranged during biblical times).
But it does provide principles that point us in the direction of making a decision to marry or break up in the shortest appropriate time.
" I can't think of a question I encounter more often among single Christian men. Especially if, as Christians, we understand that the choice we make is a choice for life. If what you're after is a marriage that will glorify God and produce real joy for you and your bride, it's also the The question frames the entire decision-making process in fundamentally self-oriented — if not downright selfish — terms.
In a culture that allows us to choose the person we're going to marry, no one wants to make the wrong choice.