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Their aim is to reach a wise decision, with the help of their families and Christian community, on whether they should marry or not while behaving in a way that honours God.
The hope is that whether things work out or not, each person is left undamaged.
Moreover, many Christians will marry someone based on the fact that they are too attached to break things off instead of because the person is a wise match.
Rowina: In the church today most people seem to do a modified version of the world's boyfriend/girlfriend relationship, the only real modification being no sex.
They begin by hanging out and at some point become an official couple believing that they are now in an exclusive, committed relationship and that they belong to each other.
In my dealings with the topic biblical courtship, I have found that, to my disappointment and often discouragement, there seems to be a lot of opinion but regrettably, a real lack of clarity.
Reading many articles, talking with other believers, and being a believer who is currently in a courtship myself, I have found myself wrestling vigorously with the different ideologies which are flying about in answer to the following question: How do we, as followers of Jesus Christ, engage in courtship in a biblical way, a way in which honours and glorifies God, leaving both parties obedient to the Word?
Rowina Well, first of all I have come to this conclusion due to what the Bible does NOT teach.