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Pentecostal rules of dating

Worldly is that which is sensual, that which stimulates, titillates or inflames the flesh. that I copied out of The Word of Life Annual for 1989 that proves the world's standards for the relationship between unmarried teens and young adults is not only wrong, but also a tragic failure. Worldly people like to deny any absolute authority and leave all matters of religion and morals up to personal opinion. What he says in word, principle and example is doctrinal truth. All mankind has fallen into sin in Adam.(Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned." (Rom. However, unlike God, we live in mortal bodies of flesh.

Therefore, it will be governed by the flesh and: The works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness..." (Gal.

The truth is that some of the world's standards are down right immoral. By age 17, almost 60% of boys and girls have had intimate relations. By age 18, 40% of the teen-age girls, who attend conservative, evangelical churches admit to having lost their virginity (Our personal experience has been that it is no longer uncommon for girls, who graduated from a Christian School, to conceive out of wedlock). By age 20, 4 out of 5 unmarried males, and 3 out of 5 unmarried females admit to having premarital sex. By adulthood, 1 out of 4 will seek treatment for a sexually transmitted disease. In 1986 the Cincinnati public school board reported that I out of ll girls in the public school was pregnant and that in the next three school years, 1 out of 4 would be.

When I use the term world, let me explain to you what I mean in a Biblical context. That means that I out of 4 girls who started school in 1986 will be pregnant by 1989.

) The first four sins of the flesh are sexual sins, and if we let nature take its course, it will sin.

When healthy young people of the opposite sex are put together unsupervised in a romantic situation, sooner or later, there will be serious problems.

Added Jill, who is courting 25-year-old Derick Dillard: "The main difference between courting and dating is setting boundaries for yourself so that you don't cross over those." PHOTOS: Stars who got their start on reality TV Those boundaries, for Jessa and her beau, Ben Seewald, 18, include no holding hands, no kissing, and always having a chaperone (usually one of the Duggars' 10 sons). "It's pretty basic." Michelle and Jim Bob, who are devout fundamentalist Independent Baptists, also require that their daughters' suitors include them on any text messages.

"It's neat to see their conversations," Jim Bob told

The Biblical convictions, or lack of them, which you develop now to deal with the opposite sex will have farreaching consequences.