Then at a yearly awards banquet at her husband’s company, my friend was shocked and pleasantly surprised by the accolades heaped on her husband. My friend found herself swelling with pride—and a little shame—wondering why she hadn’t noticed this side of her husband.Did he act differently at work, or was she just not seeing what had been there the whole time? How can Christians think differently about this pervasive issue in media and culture? The answer to that last question is "not well." Surveys consistently indicate that professing Christians behave almost exactly like non-Christians in terms of sexual involvement outside of marriage (in both percentage of people involved and how deeply involved they are — how far they're going), living together before marriage, and infidelity and divorce after marriage.Indeed, the central issue we need to confront — and the reason I write and speak on this topic — is that when it comes to dating and relationships, perhaps more than in any other area of the everyday Christian life, the church is largely indistinguishable from the world.Many are being saved and helped through these simple Bible lessons.We suggest that you try to do one lesson each week; this will keep your interest in them active.
To be sure, they were depressed, tired and drained from what had happened in Jerusalem. We trust you will enjoy these lessons as much as we did composing them.We are glad to be able to serve the Lord and you in this way.We suggest that you print these lessons and put them in a binder for future studies. A TRUE STORY BY SOMEONE WHO WAS SEEKING LOVE During high school, I dated a lot of guys and I was hurt a lot.I was a very vulnerable girl because I wanted someone to love me. The problem was finding the right person to love and have them appreciate and enjoy my love.Any relationship that is built on the foundation of God’s word offers a great opportunity for growth.