Treat older women as you would your mother, and treat younger women with all purity as you would your own sisters.

(NLT)Genesis –25Then the LORD God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him." ...

Within that struggle, inevitably the question comes up: Can a Christian date a non-Christian?

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What does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?

What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols?

A man and woman was designed and created by God to have a spiritual, physical, and emotional relationship.

A prime factor in the failure of marriages in our culture is the lack of spiritual relationship between a husband and wife.

(ESV)Romans 12:1–2Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does.

" [2 Corinthians -16] These verses are commonly applied to marriage, but actually apply to any spiritual endeavor.

Since marriage is one of the highest spiritual relationships we can have here on earth between people, "being married in Christ", then it would also fit dating.

Answer The Bible does not speak specifically of "dating" however, since dating is a process in our culture that two people use to find out if they would be compatible for marriage, and that the possibility of "falling in love" always exists in dating, therefore I believe the Bible has a very clear statement regarding dating: "Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.

For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? What harmony is there between Christ and Belial [Satan]?

Type the word "dating" into your Bible search tool, and what comes up? I remember wishing there was an entire book of the Bible dedicated to the topic when I was single, or at least a chapter.