My husband and I know of various other Christian couples who met online and are now married.
Common to all of us was that we transitioned from the online world to the “real world” as soon as we could.
God used online dating to get us together, but, like couples who meet in a more conventional manner, we had to pray, trust and obey throughout every step of the dating and engagement journey. It's NOT safe to follow the example of those men and women who went against God's principles.
We’ve now been married for four-and-a-half years and we have two precious kids. That's one of the cool things about scripture - it doesn't gloss over man's poor choices and the tragic results. [email protected], For it's time Isaac and Rebekah was pretty orthodox.
There’s no doubt in our minds that God, not our dating site, was our ultimate matchmaker. Click here to receive an extra four days to your free trial from Christian In fact, for our time it's pretty orthodox--if by "orthodox" you mean "Orthodox".
The other side counters that online dating is merely a tool God can use to bring two people together – users don’t place their faith in the matchmaking site, but in the Lord. Like many things, online dating isn’t inherently evil or good.
She met her husband online and has good insight on making the transition from being matched in a dating service to meeting in-person.
(You can read their complete story in this Boundless post.) Think of online dating as merely a tool to meet new people.
We can then take these big ideas and apply them to our everyday lives and the choices we make.
But that process requires wisdom, discernment and guidance.
It gives you a chance to get to know the person in the real world.