This material is therefore wonderfully helpful for both parents and youth on the issue of dating.“Do not be conformed to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2).
(76 minutes) Description: In this, the first of two meetings devoted to studying Biblical courtship, Paul Washer uses several scripture passages to lay the foundations for his teaching.There are hundreds of you — you don’t care whether you make a lasting difference for something great, you just want people to like you. Or if you could just have good job with a good wife and a couple good kids and a nice car and long weekends and a few good friends, a fun retirement, and quick and easy death and no hell — if you could have that (minus God) — you’d be satisfied. I look out on you as sons and daughters and I plead with you: Want your lives to count for something great and for eternity. The declaration is based on Isaiah 26:8 — “Yes, Lord, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.” Here is not just a body but a soul.Three weeks ago we got word at our church that Ruby Eliason and Laura Edwards had both been killed in Cameroon. Single all her life, she poured it out for one great thing: To make Jesus Christ known among the unreached, the poor, and the sick. Here is not just a soul, but a soul with a passion and a desire.Most western Christians view dating as a good and necessary part of growing up and getting married.Paul Washer fervently disagrees, as he argues in this compilation of teachings, given over three days at a church in Hannibal, Missouri. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.