Devotions for dating couples

Should we schedule regular opportunities for accountability checks? • In what areas are we most vulnerable to temptation or sin?

What do we need most from each other to strengthen these vulnerable places?

At that time Abijah son of Jeroboam became ill, and Jeroboam said to his wife, “Go, disguise yourself, so you won’t be recognized as the wife of Jeroboam. Ahijah the prophet is there—the one who told me I would be king over this people.” — 1 Kings 14:1–2 Jeroboam was in a predicament.

She didn't know what to do—didn't know if she should tell her parents, didn't want them to be upset or mad or disappointed. On the other hand, when we learn from mistakes like those of Jeroboam and his wife, we can build a complicity of goodness that our children and friends will admire someday when they help us celebrate our silver and golden wedding anniversaries.—Wayne Brouwer Let’s Talk • Are we playing games of deception right now? • How can we keep one another morally committed to what is right? But a short time later, she found out she was pregnant with his baby. They had been dating for a while, but the girl said, "This isn't the guy I want to marry, and if I'm not going to marry him, I don't want to keep dating him." So they broke up.

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