Here’s what this particular source stated: “The main difference between dating and courtship involves the goals to be reached by spending time with a potential marriage partner.
Men and women who choose to date often have no commitment to consider marrying the other person.
The very same people that would encourage you to pursue a job opportunity by surfing the net, or looking into colleges by way of the internet, might forbid you from using the online world as a means to finding love.
Statistics show that almost 1/3 of couples getting married in this generation have met their significant other by way of the internet.
Maturity and readiness for marriage are not considerations in the decision to date.
Instead, couples usually date with the selfish goals of having fun and enjoying romantic attachments.
The problem is, you cannot tell the difference at first.
If we caution our teenagers, children, and young women to stay away from strangers they meet on line, does it then make sense to turn around and encourage them to do just that—meet strangers online? I have read the news stories of girls going missing after meeting up with men they met online.
In the Bible times, these did not exist in the same form that we see them today.
This brings us to the biggest con of online anything: The bad guys lie.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says that 1 in 5 children are sexually solicited online.
Question: "Should a Christian use a Christian dating service to find a spouse?
" Answer: The Bible doesn’t talk about Christian dating services.
Back then, families helped young women and men meet and become engaged and often chose their children’s mates for them.