She graduated from college and found a good job, and then she started to look in earnest for the right man.
She committed herself to sexual purity, to high standards, and to waiting for the good Christian man that God was going to bring her.Just as she was getting old enough to start dating, however, she noticed something.Some of the popular Christian books were talking about not dating at all, and just being friends, until God had made it clear that the guy she liked was the right one for her.Her Sunday school teachers taught from a very popular book about how dating was unbiblical, and how a truly righteous young Christian man would initiate a courtship with marriage as the goal, working in tandem with the girl's father and the pastor and others in the church body.The heroine of our story observed that as these things were being taught, the level of romantic involvement among her peers at church, not very high to begin with, shrank to practically nonexistent.
But the knowing ones, the Christians who seemed to have all the answers, told her, "You're young, there's plenty of time, and you need to learn patience." So she concentrated on her education without worrying too much about men.
Here are some of the best places to find Christian ministry employment information—whether you are looking for a job or searching for the right person to fill a position.
Once there was a good Christian girl who dreamed of growing up, getting married, and having children.
Many Christians mistakenly think that God has given civil government nearly unlimited authority.
Most Christians think unless the government literally tells us to sin that they can pass any laws they want.
They site passages like this to bolster their belief: “13 Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; 14 Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.” 1 Peter -14 (KJV).