Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him. I couldn't believe that people actually would admit this to me.
But for some, their walk is either weak or they simply do not care about the other person.
As born-again Christians, we should keep in mind that the word Christian indicates that we are followers of Jesus Christ.
If our behavior in male/female relationships is the same as those who follow the norms of society, we only bring a reproach on the Word of God. Be selective when watching movies and listening to music.
It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion. They knew they were more than friends but also knew they had not talked about being committed or a future marriage.
They were simply hanging with their buddies but shared some of the romantic things you do in a committed relationship.
SEE ALSO: Being Single and Making a Difference I know this firsthand because I have been in my own friendationship.
I loved the attention I was getting: the back rubs, hand holding, tickling and touching, sitting close on the couch - plus special presents at birthdays and Christmas.
How about the trips home to see the parents, disclosure of personal information, and staying over-night at each others home?