God and online dating


"I mean, if I sign up for a dating site and pay a company to help me find my future wife, doesn't it mean I'm not trusting God to do that for me?

" "That's a good question, Bryce," his pastor responds.

"But nowhere in the Bible does it say, 'Thou shalt not use the Internet to find your spouse.'" "I know," Bryce says with a smile, "but this is such an important part of my life, and it seems that God would want me to trust , not my computer, to find the woman He wants me to marry." "Maybe so," his wise pastor continues, "but maybe God also wants you to use this tool to help you do just that.

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Have I truly given Him permission to show up in my profile and in my messages?

Have I been gracious with the men I meet, trusting in God, open about my faith and desires and expectations? If I don’t know what I want, how can I expect these men to know?

The selection proves again that while the Lord may “looketh at the heart,” His people are still very much interested in outward appearances.

Their profile pictures are surprisingly provocative—low cut shirts, exposed shoulders, skin-tight pants, pouty lips.

More people are realizing that these days, but for those concerned friends and family members who might not have this understanding of the viability of online dating, here are four ways to respond to them question your online dating strategy.1.