The essence of a true soul mate relationship is that of deep spiritual connection. Used by permission of Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. How much time do you actually spend nurturing your soul? If it is, then this devotional will guide you toward a more active, on-going relationship with your Creator, God.This dynamic book, Devotions for Dating Couples, offers guidance for deepening your commitment to God as individuals and as a couple. Scripture quotations noted NKJV are from THE NEW KING JAMES VERSION. is designed to encourage you to take a look inside and focus more deliberately on your inner life.Through short chapters focused on such essential topics as prayer, simplicity, community, and purity, you will discover how to make your most important love relationships–with God and your potential mate–strong, lasting, and radiant. Phillips: THE NEW TESTAMENT IN ENGLISH, Revised Edition. Copyright © 1979, 1980, 1982, Thomas Nelson Publishers. Dating (Social Customs)—Religious aspects—Christianity. First and foremost, it is a resource to help you enhance and nourish your spiritual life and your personal relationship with God.
Once you find a partner who has the potential for a true soul mate relationship, then you can start to lay a foundation of spiritual intimacy upon which to build in years to come.
Much to my surprise then, was her suggestion of using a commentary to guide our study.
Just a quick aside: nothing says sexy to me like my wife reading a Bible commentary – seriously. I took a swing through the book of James and also through a commentary and came up with some natural divisions breaking down book into smaller “chunks.” This is where a commentary can be extremely helpful.
As you read through the devotions each day, you will: Become a great lover by learning to love God first Develop the essential disciplines of a lasting relationship Focus on the important things in life Discover a sense of spiritual purpose and meaning Understand that grace is not just for "beginners" – it is for you, every day Whether you are dating seriously or engaged to be married, these daily personal devotions and weekly couple's devotions will help you discover the way to lifelong love. SAMUE L ADAMS Copyright © 2001 by Ben Young and Dr. Written permission must be secured from the publisher to use or reproduce any part of this book, except for brief quotations in critical reviews or articles. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. Scripture quotations noted NASB are from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, © Copyright The Lockman Foundation 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Young, Ben. This guide will lead you on your spiritual journey.
Published in Nashville, Tennessee, by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Devotions for dating couples : building a foundation of spiritual intimacy / Ben Young & Sam Adams p. In addition, this devotional is a resource to help serious dating couples (or engaged couples) begin to build a foundation of spiritual intimacy in order to promote the kind of marriage that will last a lifetime.