Beyond this, however, there appears to be little agreement: attempts to find a chiastic structure have not been compelling, and attempts to analyse it into units have used differing methods and arrived at differing results.The introduction calls the poem "the song of songs", a superlative construction commonly used in Scriptural Hebrew to show something as the greatest and most beautiful of its class (as in Holy of Holies).Emotions experienced, physical intimacy gained, and hearts pulled into devotion cannot be easily undone. Ultimately, we must trust God for paths to cross as we obey Him and seek His will, but that does not mean that we are not proactive.We can avoid a lot of unnecessary pain by doing things in a God-honoring way, as we date to seek a mate for life, and not just any mate, but a mate whose life is built upon the same foundation of Christ. Just as it is wrong to take an approach to evangelism where we exclusively wait for God to bring people to us rather than taking the gospel to them, in dating, we should put ourselves in positions to meet other believers of a similar age.
Dating as the world defines it and does it is fundamentally selfish, self-seeking, and self-centered.
Make sure to spend time together when you can devote all of your attention to each other. Recognize that any relationship is not between two people but between two families. If the families are not on board at the beginning of the relationship, don't expect things to miraculously change just because YOU love the other person.
The night, when the duties of the day are forgotten, is usually the best time to be close. If you do not feel the need to listen to your family, remember when things don't work out, lovers will divorce you, families do not.
And he covered in that the eight essentials for raising emotionally healthy kids and it was a big hit.
And because of that, we wanted to come back to some more great material from Pastor Nelson.