The body of law derived from judicial decisions, rather than from statutes or constitutions; [synonym] CASELAW, [contrast] STATUTORY LAW." (Black's Law Dictionary is the main legal dictionary used among legal professionals in the U. You must decide before you go on the date what your limits will be. Recently, I posted about our Q&A times with students at teen camps and retreats. (one way in church, another way at home, dad on the internet) How do you avoid wrong influences when you live with them? How do you take a stand with your friends/what do you do when you have a friend that is becoming rebellious? How do you separate from bad friends without hurting them or making them think you’re stuck up?Over the past five years, hundreds of questions consistently revolve around the same themes. How can I be a witness to my friends and still be accepted? What’s dangerous or wrong with being physical before marriage? Why is it so hard to be consistent in the Christian life as a teenager? What is appropriate and modest clothing for a Christian and why?
Before I came to know Christ personally, God was a vague concept that I could not relate to or grasp. Then begin to pray together that God will give you boldness to ask some of your unbelieving friends these thought-provoking questions.
It’s too difficult to think when passion overtakes you. You can resist temptation if you put on the whole armor of God (Eph.
If you are dating someone who doesn’t have a personal relationship with Christ, you are playing with fire. Don’t let the relationship progress to a physical point and then hope you can cut it off later. You need all the help you can get in today’s world. Do you depend on Him to meet your needs of love and security?
If you can’t stand the person but have a great physical relationship, rethink the relationship. If one person is uncomfortable with any type of physical expression, don’t do it. Don’t push a date to do anything that makes him/her feel uncomfortable.
But, the authority of Christ needs to take precedence over your physical drives. If the social, emotional, spiritual dimensions are missing or lacking, you are out of balance.