), I would recommend not studying the Song of Solomon together – especially in detail.Couples devotionals should also be saved until engagement.I probably told a lot of secrets about myself during those hours that would have been better left unsaid.The darkness seems to loosen our tongues and resolve. Take a few minutes and read through Song of Solomon. In fact, Jewish boys were not allowed to read it until they came of age.Nighttime, even if you aren’t physically together, has a different feel to it.
Proverbs , New Living Translation Develop your business first before building your house.Edward and Angie Smith were high school sweethearts.They met when they were freshmen and started dating their senior year. Of course, the couple didn't want to be separated, so Angie traveled with him as much as possible.So, under what circumstance is it appropriate to read the Bible with a boyfriend or girlfriend? Reading the Bible together sounds like it would be the safest activity in the world, but don’t be fooled. empty house, secluded room of a building, etc.) while dating can invite unnecessary temptation into your relationship.Remember, no matter how much you fill your mind with God’s Word, you are still a young person with hormones, and he or she is also a young person with hormones.The Bible says in 2 Peter 1:3-4 “His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us to His own glory and excellence, by which He has granted to us His precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire” (ESV).There is power in God’s Word – power to transform lives!Here’s a rule of thumb: if its spiritual bonding you wouldn’t do with a friend, don’t do it with a boyfriend or girlfriend.I love my friends, but I’m sure I won’t find myself cuddling with them at night and reading a couple’s devotional on the Song of Solomon (whoa… On the flip side, I doubt you would be upset visualizing your sweetheart having read the book of James with a classmate (guy or girl) in a public library or café for the purpose of studying God’s Word and not emotionally connecting.God created us male and female, and He created in us the desire to love and be loved, to form an intimate relationship with our soul mate.He blesses this union in marriage, and He teaches us in the Bible many things we can do to prepare for a successful and happy marriage.