Rules to dating my sister
If you plan to invite mom to accompany you to exotic places in Europe, Asia, or even Australia, you should count on including my wife, Lynn, and me in your plans. They play multiple cards and mark off the bingo numbers with a bigheaded magic marker made specifically for that purpose. You should have the resources to cover all the expenses of all parties, including the chaperones. So do about 300 other mature women who live nearby. Mom told me this—Do you know how to make 4 little old ladies say the king of all four letter bad words (The one for which Ralphy got his mouth washed out with Lifebuoy soap in A Christmas Story). My experience is that for many of us, the most valuable advise deals with things not specific to the Bible: brush your teeth, dress nicely, be on time, don't talk the whole time, take her to a decent restaurant.
In this sense, the answer to the question, "What does the Bible say about dating? " Everything from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation is relevant to the Christian wishing to date.
A principal motive when you are on a date, whether you are a man or a woman, is to be concerned for the other person's well-being.
You are on the date, I presume, to meet your desire for companionship and perhaps in hopes of marriage.
He replied, "' Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment." He then threw in another one for free, saying, "And the second is like it: `Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments" (Mt. Surely this is a passage that will say much for every topic facing a Christian, including the matter of dating.
Let's start with the second of those commandments, "Love your neighbor as yourself." Already we have entered into distinctly Christian territory.