Boyfriend and girlfriend, continued

Listen to people around you who are spiritually wise.

  • Titus 2:3-5
  • Philippians 3:17
  • Proverbs 12:15; 13:10
  • Psalms 119:97-99 – All human advice has the potential to be flawed.
  • Leviticus 19:32

There’s no such thing as a soul mate.

  • If I start having trouble in my marriage and start doubting that my spouse is my soul mate, this line of thinking could cause me to seek another.
  • Titus 2:3-4
  • Ephesians 5:25
  • Whoever I choose to be married to, I have to make it work!
  • Romans 5:8

Beware of infatuation.

Am I equating physical attraction with true love?

  • II Samuel 13:1-6, 11-17 – Amnon acts on his infatuation with Tamar. Any time we stray from God’s plan, we are setting ourselves up for trouble.
  • Genesis 39:6-15, 20 – Potiphar’s wife is infatuated with Joseph.

Am I just in love with being in love?

  • I Kings 11:1-3; Ecclesiastes 2:8