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Christian Relationships, Godly Dating, and Friendships

7 Dating Principles Single Christian Women Should Apply Daily

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Dating can be confusing and intimidating for single Christians. Here are 7 dating principles Christian woman should apply.

5 Powerful Prayers to Pray Over Your Marriage

When it comes to your marriage, take it to God before you take it to anyone else.

4 Things to Remember When You Step Outside of God’s Will

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Red flags are there for a reason Don't ignore the red flags. They are God's way of protecting you from something you can't see. If God does not approve of your relationship, believe you me - He will let you know. You just have to listen and act accordingly. Don't accept lying and cheating as a part of a relationship. Sometimes we are so...

5 Things Single Christians Should Do During Their Single Season

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Don’t allow singleness to cause you to be careless. Here are five things single Christians should do during their single season...

Marriage Isn’t About Your Happiness

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The following is an adapted excerpt from the new book, Choosing Marriage: Why It Has To Start With We > Me, and is used with permission. Did you ever think someone could show you love through a bologna sandwich? I didn’t think so either. Until I found out that my then-boyfriend-now-husband (a poor, broke, medical school student at the time) spent close to...

When You Are Unequally Yoked

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You can’t walk together if you’re walking in two different directions.

5 Sure Signs You’re Settling in Your Relationship

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If you're not sure if you’re settling,  here are 5 sure signs you're settling in your relationships...

6 Ways to Know You’re in a Christ-Centered Marriage

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Your marriage not only matters to you, it matters to God! Here are 6 Ways to Know You're in a Christ-Centered Marriage...

5 Powerful Prayers for Singles

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If prayer is your foundation, you won't be easily fooled by the many tricks of the enemy.

5 Reasons Every Couple Should Set Marriage Goals

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Whether you're married or single, there are many benefits to setting goals in your relationship. Here are just a few...

5 Christian Principles That Will Transform Your Relationships

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The root of any relationship should begin with your relationship with God. Here are 5 Christian Principles That Will Transform Your Relationships

4 Ways Biblical Courtship is Different From Modern Dating

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You know you're on the right path when your desire to honor God outweighs your desire to please yourself.

4 Ways To Keep God First In Your Relationship

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The best place for any relationship to start is in God's hands.

4 Comforting Bible Lessons on Love

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True love will build you up, not tear you down.

But God… I LOVEEE Him!

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Sometimes what we think is love is not really love at all. Have you ever prayed about a relationship you wanted God's blessing on just as thoughts of you in your custom made wedding dress started swirling in your head? ...but God answered your prayer by showing you that this person was not God approved? You may think, “But God, I loveeeeee...

3 Ways to Tell if They Are In Your Life For a Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime

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When we try to force relationships beyond their purpose, we will only end up disappointed. Here are 3 Ways to Tell if They Are In Your Life For a Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime

It’s Not You, It’s God!

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Being single doesn't mean you're available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says "Do not disturb. God is working on my heart."

The Pursuit of a Husband

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In this day and age, we see and hear about some people (mainly on the news) struggling with gender identity. People trying to divide themselves from what God has decreed their true gender and role to be. I thought I could never relate to that struggle. I'm a natural born woman, and proud to be! But in the last year, I've...

An Open Letter to My Single Sisters In Christ

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Dear Single Ladies, In a world where a date can be set-up at the drive through pace of social media, we must use wisdom as a virtue and God’s word as our guide. A ship will be lost without a navigational system and if we are going out in the dating world, without God as our compass, then we too will...

10 Important Questions Christian Women Should Ask Before It Gets Too Serious

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Godly relationships don't just happen. They take two people who are committed to putting God first.

5 Reasons You’re Attracting The Wrong Guys

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  1. You're on the rebound It's possible you may be on the rebound and not even realize it. Did you take time to heal after your last relationship? Hopping in a relationship to get over the last one is not only a bad idea, it's a contradiction of what the Bible says we should do. Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you...

3 Reasons to be Thankful For The Times God Says “No”

Things don't always go as planned, but trust that when they don’t, God has a better plan.

5 Ways to Restore and Keep Your Relationship Healthy

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A relationship with God is the most important relationship you can have. Put God first and other healthy relationships will follow.

The Godly Man’s View on Dating and Marriage

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Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. - Ephesians 5:25 Of course, as a woman, it can be hard to understand a man’s perspective. A few men were open and willing to share their own views on what being a Christian man should look like, Christian dating, and what a Godly marriage should embody. They...

How To Pray Over Your Dating Life

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One of the biggest challenges in relationships is to make sure we are living out God’s will and not our own.

When God Doesn’t Approve of Your Relationship

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Sometimes the person we're holding on to the tightest, is the person God is trying to separate us from.

When God Ends Your Relationship: 4 Ways to Know it’s God

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God never leads us in the wrong direction. No matter how right they feel, some relationships are better left in the past. When Your Relationship Ends: Here are 4 Ways to Know it's God

6 Ways The Enemy Will Attack Your Marriage

The Enemy Attacks Marriages
These are just a few ways the enemy tries to sabotage Christian marriages. Here are just a few...

5 Warning Signs Of An Abusive Man

Most people who find themselves in a long term relationship with an abusive person, stay because they are either scared to leave or they think they can change their abuser. You can’t change the unhealthy behaviors of an abuser. They have to want to change. The only thing you can do is pray for them, wish them well, and let...

12 Traits of a Godly Woman

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We all want a Godly marriage. But you can't be a Godly wife if you're not living a Godly life. What traits should a woman strive towards to become a Godly wife? Here are 12 Traits of a Godly Woman ... 1. A Godly Woman Always Seeks to be Modest in Her Dress.  Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like...

7 Benefits Of Couples Praying Together

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I'm not saying that couples who pray together have a perfect relationship. But I will say that prayer changes things. Here are 7 Benefits Of Couples Praying Together

5 Ways to Break the Cycle of Toxic Relationships

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Ask yourself this very crucial question: Did God approve the relationship to begin with? Here are 5 Ways to Break the Cycle of Toxic Relationships

5 Signs You Are Chasing Him

Here are 5 ways to know if you are chasing a man and 5 key verses to keep you stay grounded in your relationship with Christ first.

5 Ways to Know It’s Time to Let Him Go

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Sometimes we stay in relationships longer than we should. But how do you know when it’s time to let him go? Here are 5 ways to know it’s time to let him go...

5 Signs Your Relationship is a Major Distraction From God

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Sometimes the enemy will use those closest to us to distract us from God. Here are 5 Signs Your Relationship is a Major Distraction From God

4 Biblical Truths For Singles Who Desire To Be Married

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If you're a Christian who desires marriage, here are 4 Things Christian Singles Should Know About Marriage.

3 Couples in the Bible We Can All Learn Something From

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Let’s take a look at these 3 Couples in the Bible. I'm sure we can all learn a thing or two from them.

3 Steps To Break Free From Ungodly Relationships

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Trust that when it's time to let go, God is already working to bring the right relationships into your life.

5 Scriptures to Find Peace in Your Season of Loneliness

My relationship with God is my number one focus. I know that if I take care of that, God will take care of everything else.

How to Date With Holiness, Honor, and Humility

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I was flabbergasted and a little shook up. About four years ago, as I progressed through the book I Kissed Dating Goodbye, I was flabbergasted that couples existed who waited to kiss until their wedding day and shook up because, if God commanded this, then I had already blown my chance over a high school romance. Even still, something was not...