Dating after the death of a spouse
We gazed at each other as we said, "I do." I smile as I think of one of the most wonderful blessings that God has given me: the blessing of marriage.Just recently, as I thought of the blessing my husband, Bro.Likewise, we do not find out who our spouses are by dating one here, another one there, trying this one, and trying that one.We find out who our spouses are by getting so close to Jesus that we learn to hear His voice accurately.Someone told us that a certain young lady married a young man who seemed to be a great guy but later turned out to be in awful sins, leading to a divorce.The comment was, "if she had dated him longer and spent more time with , she would have found that he was not a good fellow!), "Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth." (Col.
I had only been saved for a little while when the Lord dealt with me.
"Ellen, will you put your dating life on the altar?
" This question haunted me for a little while, for I knew that He was asking me to trust Him with the question of marriage.
I also know young people who played the "dating game" and who are now in the ministry, serving the Lord with all their hearts.
However, it is always awkward when a certain evangelist comes to minister because he used to be the pastors wifes boyfriend!
Young lady, if you do not give yourself unreservedly to God, that godly young man may not recognize you when he comes!