Courtship is a relationship between a Christian man and woman during which they seek to determine if it is God’s will for them to marry each other. The main difference between dating and courtship involves the goals to be reached by spending time with each other. Courtship strives to answer the following question: how can [...]
Courtship: the Twofold Meaning of the Word
How a lack of Accountability Leads to Stagnance
We are all responsible for ‘something.’ When you are in a courtship, one of the responsibilities both you and your partner have is to stay (sexually) pure until the wedding day. It is important that you focus on God, and that you try to do that together. It is written in Proverbs 27:17 (NIV): "As [...]
The Importance of Trust in Your Relationship
Imagine yourself in a relationship with perfect communication, but no trust due to past disappointments. As a result of all the let-downs, you will not seriously build on what your partner tells you anymore, so every promise spoken word will face your scepticism right? On the other hand, imagine yourself in a relationship with complete [...]
Why You Should Befriend and Investigate Him Before the Two of You Start Dating
Why It’s Important to Exercise Patience During Your Courtship
Courtship Is All About Getting to Know Your Partner, but Don’t Forget About God!
As a Christian, your relationship should always be Christ-centred. This essentially means that you should put God before your partner. Courting is not about pleasing your partner but it’s about pleasing God in unity. The end goal is to marry someone who has the same purpose in life. Many times you see people placing their [...]
Yes You Love Him, but What If God Says No?
When two individuals are courting, it means that they are preparing themselves to eventually get married to one another, right? It's not all too unusual that their focus is then shifted towards planning the wedding and preparing for marriage. However, correct me if I’m wrong, courting someone does not necessarily mean that the person you [...]
Dating Is Easy But Courtship Is Better
Here’s me being honest: I don’t like courtship. Better said: I used to not like it. Before I start pouring the tea on that, here a few wise words: ignorance can keep you from your blessing! For Proverbs 3:13-15 (NIRV) says: “Blessed is the one who finds wisdom. Blessed is the one who gains understanding. [...]
Realising the Significance of Forgiving Each Other in Courtship
Forgiveness can be one of the hardest things to do as a young female Christian, especially in courtship, relationships and other aspects in life! In Ephesians 4:31-32 (NKJV) it says "Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamour and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even [...]