Dating – the process of evaluating whether or not we are meant to marry a particular person.
What are the key parts of this definition of dating?
Have you ever thought of dating as being a time of evaluating? Why is this important
Who You Date Matters
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers…What does a believer have in common with an unbeliever? -1 Corinthians 6:14-15
What do you think it means to be yoked to someone?
Can you be friends with someone and not be yoked?
Can you be in a dating relationship with someone and not be yoked?
Why should a believer only be in a committed relationship with another believer?
What problems could dating someone that doesn’t live for Christ cause? What about marrying one?
List the positive qualities you are looking for in a person to marry. (FYI, these should be the same qualities that you look for in who you date)
Do you have any deal breakers?
What do you think it means to have good chemistry with someone?
What kinds of things do you want to have in common with the person you marry?
How could college and future jobs affect your compatibility with someone?
What are some of your goals in life?
How important is it that the person you marry supports those goals?
Why do people continue to date someone they are not compatible with?
What would you recommend a friend do if they were in a relationship with someone they weren’t compatible with?