Online Dating Tips for Christian Single
Online dating is vast nowadays. There are failures, but there are many successful love stories too. Even most Christians have accepted that online dating can be means to meet our soulmate. Most singles want to find the one who can spend their lives with. And one way to meet your soulmate is by using the non-traditional way: online dating.
To keep you wise and to guard your heart, here are the 5 online dating tips for Christian Single:
Pray that God will Connect you to the Right Person
The first thing to do when you want to try online dating is to pray. Pray that God will connect you with the right person. Anyone that God will bring to is you worth the time. Try to build a friendship first before committing to a dating relationship. You can meet your forever love or forever friend in online dating. You will never regret friendship even if does not lead to a romantic relationship.
Ask for God’s Wisdom and Guidance
Do not get ahead of God. Allow the Lord to direct you to the right decisions. Tell God your desires and listen to Him. As it is written, “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these. things shall be added unto you.”(Matthew 6:33) Listen to what God has to say to you and ask for signs if the guy is the one for you and if you will take it to the next step. You can also ask your brothers and sisters in Christ to seek for Godly dating advice.
Get to Know Them Well
Spend time getting to know them first before you take it to the next step. Get to know them through emails, phone and learn about their past, attitude and their other characteristics. Know them well before them before meeting them in person. There are so many information that you can get even, if you have not met them in person yet. The right person will take time to get to know you in the Lord.
Check their Church Ministry
Asking about their church ministry will help you how they serve the Lord and know who are they in the body of Christ. Mature Christians are more likely to be involved in their church. Perhaps, you can check their social media profiles or church website to check if, that he is serving the Lord. You can also know which ministry is he into. If you are both in the music ministry or missions, then when you meet you can support each other’s ministry. It is one of the best feelings in the world to worship and serve the Lord together.
Be You, Be Real
Don’t allow yourself to recreate someone online who is not you just because you are single. Just be authentic and be you. For it is written, “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”(Psalm 139:14)
Do not settle for less than what God has prepared for you. You have a responsibility to keep your balance and most especially, be wise. As God has commanded us to, “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” (Proverbs 4:23)