Christian quotes about dating relationships
” ― Eric Ludy, “In no way did God want me to settle for one of the typical “jerks” who were a dime a dozen.He wanted me to save myself for a man who had His very nature and character within him.Probably earthly pleasures were never meant to satisfy it, but only to arouse it, to suggest the real thing.If that is so, I must take care, on the one hand, never to despise, or to be unthankful for, these earthly blessings, and on the other, never to mistake them for the something else of which they are only a kind of copy, or echo, or mirage. Physical touch/intimacy should correspond with commitment. This doesn’t mean anything goes if you are engaged. What is your motivation -- power and control, gratifying your own ego, meeting a selfish need, or genuine affection? If you feel convicted of certain behaviors, stop doing them.A duckling wants to swim: well, there is such a thing as water.
But, no, Lord, no, that never shall be, rather I pray Thee blend my human will with Thine.
And He wanted me to trust Him enough to bring that special man to me in His perfect time.” ― Leslie Ludy, “Respect is more valuable then the amount of times guys flirt with you.
It's better to have one trustworthy real man then any amount of boys interested in you.
Unamuno might be describing the artist as well as the Christian as he writes, "Those who believe they believe in God, but without passion in the heart, without anguish of mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, and even at times without despair, believe only in the idea of God, and not in God himself.” ― Madeleine L' Engle, “His grace is cheapened when you think that He has only forgiven you of your sins up to the time you got saved, and after that point, you have to depend on your confession of sins to be forgiven.
God's forgiveness is not given in installments.” ― Joseph Prince, “Experience had quickly taught her that she could not survive the storms without the anchor of the constraining love of Christ and what she called the "Rock-counsciousness" of the promise given her, "He goeth before.” ― Elisabeth Elliot, “Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain.