Dating advise for older adults
Your spiritual maturity refers to how much you know about the Bible and how much of that knowledge you live out in your life (Galatians -23).
I’m not saying your physical age is not an important factor in relationships.
The Bible does not say anything directly about relationships between adults with a big age difference.
So as usual when it comes to dating and relationship advice, we need to apply biblical principles and wisdom to the questions we have.
Your age, your spiritual age, and your spiritual maturity.
When you want to rank the importance of these in the success of a Christian relationship I believe your spiritual maturity is most important, your spiritual age is next important, and then you physical age is last. You spiritual age refers to when you became a Christian.
Is It Socially Acceptable to Date Someone Older or Younger? In one sense, the simple answer here is, “Who cares!
Our gain was far greater than anything we gave up to be together.
I asked her out when I was 20 and we got married when I was 22. I would not be done with getting my masters in pastoral counseling and graduating from seminary until I was 26 years old.
When we got together, we knew we were very compatible and on the same spiritual maturity level but we also knew we both would have to make sacrifices to be together because of our age difference.
Here are 4 points to consider if you want to date or marry a Christian who is older or younger than you.
Spiritual Maturity Is More Important than Age in Christian Relationships I think there are three terms that often get jumbled together when talking about a Christian dating someone who is older or younger.
She would have to slow down on some of the life events that normally happen at her age and I would have to speed up some of the normal life events for my age.