Dating outside your religion

20-Apr-2019 19:10

” She helped me to see what I already knew but did not want to face.

We should trust God, looking to Him, not our own reasoning. If we ask Him in faith, He will find the right person for us who will be compatible with our beliefs.

I told her that there were some guys “in the Church” that I could not respect because of their attitudes or their hypocrisy in going to church but not living God’s way.

I told her: I have not found anyone in the Church that I could see myself marrying—and besides that—what are the chances?

I did not want to start a relationship that I could not finish.

I did not want to date someone that I could not marry.

I decided to stick with this decision as I started college.There’s one guy my age in my area, but he is more like a best friend than a marriage candidate.Church sizes had decreased, church activities were few and far between, and young people were all so spread out.It was hard for me to accept, but I finally did understand and commit myself in faith that God would choose someone for me in the Church.It’s not hard to date someone outside the Church, but dating is the precursor to marriage.

I decided to stick with this decision as I started college.There’s one guy my age in my area, but he is more like a best friend than a marriage candidate.Church sizes had decreased, church activities were few and far between, and young people were all so spread out.It was hard for me to accept, but I finally did understand and commit myself in faith that God would choose someone for me in the Church.It’s not hard to date someone outside the Church, but dating is the precursor to marriage.I pondered aloud, “What if God has chosen for me someone from outside the Church?