Set the boundary lines before you even consider dating or courting.If he is willing to wait for you and honor you in purity, this is a huge sign that he is a quality guy and also is a man of character.Definitely heed to wise counsel (Proverbs ) because your family and friends care for you, but make sure the counsel aligns itself with the Bible, and if it is about superficial reasons or something opposing a good thing God has joined, then use caution.You cannot please everyone, and you have to ultimately go with what God has for you and what makes you happy.There are different opinions on this, because some can be won over by the actions of the woman, but just keep this in mind, especially if you tend to be a strong believer in the Lord.Honor, Respect, Purity Next, I would ask, “Does he respect me and honor me?Does he treat me with righteous, moral boundaries physically?
Like a well-trained banker, you will be able to see a counterfeit when it is presented to you. (Matthew ) I know people who have met “Christian” men who are just the same as the worldly guys and sometimes can be worse…so beware! Don’t ignore the red flags or checks in your spirit.
It is proper to court with purpose, not date without intention.
Rather than just speed dating or dating with no accountability, courtship is in the regard of those who desire marriage or a long-term commitment.
Does he represent a godly man who is pursuing the Kingdom? ” Many people “claim” Christianity as if it is a nationality or something they were born into, but it is a lifestyle, and who you worship reflects what you believe. This doesn’t mean people don’t have ups and downs, but for the majority of the person’s recent time in their life, you want to evaluate and ask yourself, “Is this person a Christian, a follower of Jesus and a genuine worshipper of God? If you are a believer and want to be in an intentional relationship with a man of God, then you will want to be with someone who is on the same path spiritually (not holding you back, or just simply attending church).
If he attends, great, but you don’t want to have to keep pulling him up.
If there is a call of God on your life, you cannot be aloof.