How to Date With Holiness, Honor, and Humility

Humility

Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too (Philippians 2:3-4).

Responding to Christ’s love means that we lay down our own agenda and desires for his call upon our lives. As Jesus took the form of a servant in humility, so we are called to live humbly as his people and to think of others before we serve ourselves.

Humility can be demonstrated in dating in many ways, but two major examples are self-control and delayed gratification. When we set aside our immediate wants to glorify God and honor the other person, we are humbling ourselves and exercising faith. When we use self-control with words, thoughts, or actions, the humility of Christ is transforming us.

When the point is to glorify God with our dating relationships, helpful boundaries become much more freeing. Our dating can now be a response to our identity as God’s people, rather than a constant battle to get what we want as individuals.

Let’s finish with this truth from Paul:

You say, “I am allowed to do anything”—but not everything is good for you. You say, “I am allowed to do anything”—but not everything is beneficial. Don’t be concerned for your own good but for the good of others” (1 Corinthians 10:23-24)

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Jesus Ramirez this is so true. Love you

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True that Amen

Amen, That one accord makes life a whole lot better

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Billy Calloway

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Yes so true Amen

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I can vote for this. Saw it in my own marriage.

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Amen.

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This page really inspires me day by day…

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AMEN!!! We each need God more than we need each other and He will help us be everything we need to one another. Thank you, Jesus!

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Read this. Very very good. Apply it.

Amen. Amen.

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