When you only are allowed to get to know someone with your parents or a chaperone present, you get to know the Sunday best of the person.
A courting couple can evade numerous temptations by the choice to be held accountable to God-given authorities.
The dangers of defrauding can be avoided more successfully, and an honest, open friendship can be nurtured and protected. Since one of the most important decisions we will make is the decision of marriage, we should make every effort to know and do God’s will in this area.
In a dating relationship, self-gratification is normally the basis of the relationship.
Instead of focusing on God’s pleasure, the couple is often looking for personal pleasure.
As they establish guidelines for their relationship, they can more easily recognize that God also holds them responsible to honor one another.