Let’s see what principles the Bible gives a modern day person about dating: The world around you will try to say different things, and will even mock the Bible for the dating principles that it recommends.But, as the baby boomers were history’s most divorced generation, the Generation Xs and millennials will hopefully learn some lessons.
The narrative jumps to Genesis 29 where Jacob falls head over heels in love with his cousin Rachel.He then declares his willingness to work as his uncle's hired hand for seven years for Rachel.Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ANSWER: Is there a correct way to go about dating according to the Bible? When I was a teenager (more than fifty years ago), no one picked a girl and decided they would be dating.
Do you make a shopping list, and check off each step? We went out with many girls, with of course no kissing or sex, just a good time at the beach, or bowling, or at the movies.The nearest thing we have to dating (courtship) in Scripture is in Genesis 28.It is the touching story where Isaac told Jacob to go to Padan Aram and marry one of his uncle Laban's daughters (Genesis 28:1 - 2).I believe the Bible gives some solid tips on how to pick wisely and to date for the right reasons.I want to leave you with three comparisons between modern dating and Biblical dating that hopefully assists you.Thank you for your question about what they Bible says about this important topic.