The idea of searching for a life partner through traditional dating has been around since time immemorial. It is not surprising that services for dating through the Internet have gained popularity in recent years. Even after many years, people still want to get married. Moreover, God has continued to help in bringing together spouses as part of his divine plan. From the point of view of many spiritual leaders, there are major risks that require prayerful consideration when people entertain the idea of engaging in online dating services. The important thing is to get involved with the assistance and guidance of the spiritual community God provided for each and everyone.
For persons who are involved in this type of dating, it is important to go through counseling to be more prepared.
* Know your intentions when signing up on a dating service online. People’s motives compel them to do either positive or negative things. If a person decides to sign up on a dating site to meet new people, he has his own reasons or motivations to do so. A typical motivation for dating is to look for a possible lifetime partner. Some elders do not approve of this approach to find someone to marry. They are afraid this might even put the person in worse situation since there are also a huge number of people who have not been lucky in finding a partner online. They prefer to put everything in God’s hands.
Some people believe that going through dating websites will only serve as a means for the person to question God’s will. Using the dating service on the Net only shows that the person trusts himself more to find a partner compared to his faith in God and His goodness. However, it is also possible that God will use this dating service as an instrument to provide opportunities to people who want to find their lifetime partners. Judging from the many men and women who are now successfully married after meeting their partners through a dating service website, this may prove to be a…