Courtship, according to Christian beliefs, is pure dating (abstaining from sexual activities) with the intention of marriage. When a man courts a woman, he makes his intentions known.The man may present a promise ring or purity ring and will do his best to keep his boundaries pure until marriage.
They may move around with what I can call a chaperone.” The world’s standards of dating are low, as there is an agenda to sell and push sex on youth through social media, magazines and music.
Marriage is not highly valued in our culture, and people even oppose it by bringing up statistics instead of doing the work themselves for an intimate and powerful relationship and union.
We need to get out of the world’s standards of dating and the Hollywood romance flicks, which don’t paint godly pictures or examples.
As Christians and Christ-followers, we need to surround ourselves with godly couples who have experience and have lived out the faith walk in commitment and truth.
See, marriage and courtship in the context of the Bible is about serving and being selfless. In many people’s version of dating, you are free to be with multiple people, and there IS NO DISCIPLINE OR ACCOUNTABILITY.