A bible study for dating couples
We can ask our spouse to cover up for us when the phone rings and we don’t wish to be found. We can manipulate our spouse into falsifying tax returns or hiding assets.Marriage makes us complicit in the morality of our mate.Not all will agree with Scott's approach, and we invite feedback from anyone who believes there are better interpretations for the biblical passages Scott draws from.It's our hope that this Q&A series will be valuable both for those who think the Bible gives sufficient guidance for operating within our current system as well as for those who are looking for a completely countercultural path to marriage. How can Christians think differently about this pervasive issue in media and culture? The answer to that last question is "not well." Surveys consistently indicate that professing Christians behave almost exactly like non-Christians in terms of sexual involvement outside of marriage (in both percentage of people involved and how deeply involved they are — how far they're going), living together before marriage, and infidelity and divorce after marriage.Should we schedule regular opportunities for accountability checks? • In what areas are we most vulnerable to temptation or sin?What do we need most from each other to strengthen these vulnerable places?Encouraged by the words of Ahijah the prophet that he would one day be king, Jeroboam rebelled against Solomon, resulting in his exile to Egypt (see 1 Kings –40).
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The answers he brings may be different from anything you've heard before.