The good news is that most men don't have a problem with this.Regardless of your theology on the Predestination of Girlfriends, you're probably eager to be an active participant in your dating life. Myth #2: "The Bible has clearly defined guidelines for dating." People didn't date in biblical times.Some Christians take a lot of comfort in the idea that God will do the heavy lifting when it comes to dating.God will tell them if a relationship is right, and God will end it if it's not.One glance at the numerous books about love, dating, and marriage suggests that we're making a lot of this up as we go along.Of course, there are biblical principles that are essential in dating.German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer addresses this issue in a wedding sermon he wrote for his sister from a Nazi jail cell.
But I do know this—if you rely on this idea too much, your dating life will get really confusing.Rely on God's love, wisdom, and sustaining presence while you're dating.Though God won't do all the work for you, he'll be with you every step of the way.You are destined to be with her, and God will guide you to her." Good luck finding this one in the Bible.There is plenty of stuff about God's will for his people, God wanting good things for you, and God's ultimate plan.Dating as a socially accepted means of finding a mate has been around for less than a century.