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But if anyone does not possess the [Holy] Spirit of Christ, he is none of His [he does not belong to Christ, is not truly a child of God]. If you are truly His son or His daughter you lay down your life and your desires and accept His will and His desires. God has a plan for you that He started before the world began and it will go on for eternity.Ephesians 4:4-5 4 Even as [in His love] He chose us [actually picked us out for Himself as His own] in Christ before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy (consecrated and set apart for Him) and blameless in His sight, even above reproach, before Him in love.You go looking for what your limited human understanding and flesh wants and thinks will make you happy. He knows what you will be like one, five, ten, twenty years from now.
Point being for as long as you are left on earth your purpose is to reconcile the world to Christ and you do that His way by following His will.
5 For He foreordained us (destined us, planned in love for us) to be adopted (revealed) as His own children through Jesus Christ, in accordance with the purpose of His will [because it pleased Him and was His kind intent]- God created you and He knows your wants, desires and needs.
He knows what is best for you no matter what you think is best for you. My definition of what dating is today is "experimenting," and experiments of this nature can easily get out of control.
If it is a man and they have read the Word they usually quote 1st Corinthians emphasizing the "seek not a wife" part with a pained look on there face.
If anyone can find anywhere in the Word of God that dating as we understand it today is scriptural I would like to see it. That does not mean you can't meet and get to know members of the opposite sex.
Colossians 3:5 Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.