This is especially true when it comes to romantic relationships. At one point, I remember actually thinking that it was sinful to factor physical attractiveness into my wife-finding algorithm because I was taught that such behavior was tantamount to lusting.
As a friend of mine so eloquently pointed out on her blog which later inspired my response , Christians are sometimes so busy trying to avoid the appearance of evil that we tend not to know how to form healthy relationships with members of the opposite sex. Imagine how that complexity would play out in the world of internet dating.
While I am not against the concept of internet dating, I have seen too many of my friends and relatives end up in horrible predicaments with crazy boyfriends and girlfriends that they met online. Still, I have to acknowledge that these predicaments were not any worse than stories I have heard from my friends and relatives who met their crazy boyfriends and girlfriends through traditional interactions.
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That can be a little scary. Before you create your online dating profile, consider whether you have that time to spend at this stage of your life. Going online requires you to fork over a bunch of personal information. Online dating gives the users the chance to put their best foot forward and keep the ugly in the back.
It can be difficult to know the true beliefs, convictions, and character of the guys you meet. God is working in your life and giving you opportunities to grow and become more like Jesus. Think through the possible work God might have for you to do in this season of singleness before getting online. Your life is about reflecting Christ and pointing others to Him, not to find a date or a mate. Fully strive to trust in Him, rely on Him, and rest in Him, and ask for His guidance as you consider online dating.
He loves to give us wisdom when we ask for it James 1: Just remember that God is bigger, mightier, and more amazing than you could ever imagine. Be sure to hop back on the blog for a bonus post tomorrow.
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