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Choosing a Mate

"Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh" (Genesis 2:24).

The process of choosing who you'll spend the rest of your life with is one of the biggest decisions you'll ever make throughout the entire course of your existence. To see what God says about how to make that the best choice possible, check out our material below.

  • by Darris McNeely
Why do some marriages last while others don't? I've learned some important lessons in my own journey of 40 years.
  • by Scott Hoefker
More and more voices in society attempt to run down marriage, claiming it's out of date and seeking to change its definition. But there's still much to be said for this relationship God instituted when He first made man and woman.
  • by United Church of God
The Bible does not indicate that there is a specific age at which it suddenly becomes appropriate for us to marry.
  • by United Church of God
Everyone knows that in most cultures dating is a prelude to marriage. But what many don't know is that how we date greatly influences the kind of marriage we will have. The way we conduct ourselves while dating is an excellent indicator of the commitment we will have to a future relationship and an indicator of the level of happiness we will enjoy.
  • by United Church of God
To help you establish godly standards, consider the following advice given by a panel of young Christians between the ages of 20 and 30.
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How important are your religious beliefs—to you? Would you be willing to compromise them for that "special someone"? Interfaith relationships raise especially important questions for young adults.