Dating, Before and After Marriage Relationships That Work, part 1Wildwind Community Church David K. I mean, that’s terrible – that’s less than one percent for every year you’ve been married! Brent and Linda, a relationship might work out between you guys, but the chance is very small. Now a successful relationship is possible, but you both have to work on it. I want to talk to you about relationships in the coming weeks. Then it’ll be marriage, then parenting, then work, then a break for Father’s Day, and then we’ll wrap up the series discussing our relationships in and with the church.
Flowers May 20, 2007I Googled the word “love” this week. Wes and Kim Ellis, you only scored 14% - half of what Mike and Susie scored. The site cautions you, “Do not sit back and think that it will all work out fine, because it might not be working out the way you wanted it to.” Be afraid. Now the one that really came very hard for me was my own dear parents, Chuck and Nina Flowers. Scott and Elise Mc Cullough came in at a respectable 69%. I have entitled today’s sermon Dating – Before and After Marriage. Usually in a series like this we cover dating on its own, then we “move on” to cover marriage, etc.
It emerged as a social role for teenagers in the 1920s, and became especially important in suburban America in the 1950s and 1960s, when there was an abundance of small children.
It stimulated an outpouring of folk culture in the form of urban legends, pulp novels, and horror films.
Then we renewed our vows at the drive-thru wedding chapel!!! How long do you think you should date someone before tying the knot?
We found this cool "G" (for our last name, Gotch) at a Vegas antique store and thought it was the perfect anniversary gift to us, from us. My parents say two years, but my friend Nina met a guy in July and they're already engaged.
You’d think after more than 40 years together they’d have figured that out. (Unfortunately this is how some think of sex too, and we’ll address that later this morning!
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A., and, after one week, they decided to get married. Well, they've been happily married for almost four years! (And tell me: How long do you think you should know someone before getting married? A., and, after one week, they decided to get married. Well, they've been happily married for almost four years!
My friends, what is there to say, Biblically, about dating? Dating didn’t happen in Biblical times – marriages were arranged. When a subject isn’t addressed directly in the Bible, we look for principles – for general advice we can find about one area of life that applies to other areas.
This is really easy to do with dating, because although the Bible doesn’t talk about dating, it does talk a lot about relationships.