IN THE BEGINNING After God created man in Genesis chapter one, we find that God immediately set out to create a helpmeet for him.Genesis says, "And Adam gave names to all the cattle and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found a help meet for him." Thus God begins His plan to bring woman on to the scene as a companion for man. Unfortunately, no, there is no such book that will conveniently select the perfect soul-mate for life.Growing up, dating advice was always about what not to do.Looking back, I wish someone had told me that was the wrong focus.However, it is important for those who are dating to realize that anytime you are dating, the possibility of a permanent relationship might occur.People have been known to fall in love even when it is least expected.If dating ultimately leads to marriage, what Christian would want to be linked for life to an unbeliever?
That is what we should gravitate toward — one with a Christ-like nature.
Obviously, we would want to be physically attracted to one who we were about to begin a relationship with.
Although physical attraction is not the main criteria for a relationship, it is a very important part as we see in Genesis chapter 29.
" Once we establish that an individual is a Christian what are some other qualities that would be good to have if you were going to spend the rest of your life with someone?
Although not specifically named in the Bible as desirable characteristics for potential mates, there are a few qualities every Christian should possess: kindness, a loving nature, patience, unselfishness, humility, gentleness, purity, soberness, sincerely.