God wants to use the next years of your life to send your roots deeper into His Word, deeper into a walk with Christ.He wants you to draw from the reservoir of a solid Christian life, with strong personal accountability to godly men, and from that reservoir to stand strong for Jesus.It dives deep into the sorts of things that make us into the people we are today.
Jennifer's, Samantha's and John's concerns are common, because according to the U. Census Bureau, 19.3 million Americans get divorced each year, and many of them date and eventually remarry.Perhaps you share their concerns, as you're also wondering how you can reenter the dating world after divorce — and do so according to God's standards. Divorce is the death of the dreams you had when you committed yourself "for better or for worse." As a Christian, you can't simply separate from your spouse one day and hit the dating field the next.Satan, on the other hand, wants to mess you up with pride, sexual impurity and every other thing he can do to discredit your testimony for Christ and derail you from serving Him, and from one day having a godly marriage.Plan ahead Gaps always get filled, often with temptations to sexual impurity. "Run from anything that gives you the evil thoughts that young men often have, but stay close to anything that makes you want to do right.
Have faith and love, and enjoy the companionship of those who love the Lord and have pure hearts." It is unwise to date someone who doesn't love God. "Don't be teamed with those who do not love the Lord, for what do the people of God have in common with the people of sin? And what harmony can there be between Christ and the devil? Even though she has decided to wait a few years until her daughter is grown to reenter the dating scene, she's confused about how to proceed."When Madaline is out of the house I want to date, but I don't know how." Samantha has been divorced for only a year, but would like to start dating again even though her two boys are still in elementary school.It entails the complete consummation of body, soul, and spirit as the couple fully becomes one. Of the two, sexual problems usually have a more devastating impact that can rock a marriage to its core. Have you ever seen someone try to help an injured animal? It’s a well-known fact that hurt animals – even the most domesticated ones – can’t be trusted.They might bite, scratch, or kick the very person trying to help out.The intentional man repeatedly and constantly goes first and takes on all of the risk of rejection.