Fathers, it is your job to protect your daughters, in the face of tears, arguments, and fainting fits.
We are not given to them to be popular, or their friends, More harm comes to many of us through dating than in any other way.
Yet, the text quoted above seems to indicate that according to the divine power of God, we have been given “all thing that pertain unto life and godliness”. So there must be a biblical response to this thorny subject or else the Word has failed us. This was not a sudden eruption, but rather a series of seismic tremors that occurred with increasing intensity and frequency through the 1910’s and 1920’s.According to the world, dating is a way for singles to enjoy the comforts and pleasures of the opposite sex.Only after repeated attempts, and many visits, would he even consider this proposal. to find out that one of their children has a boyfriend or girlfriend (usually over dinner or on the way out the door).Somehow, over the years, we have adopted the world’s mentality that dating is simply a part of growing up, and hopefully we have taught our young people enough of the Bible to govern their actions. Obviously if we let them out that door, we have failed them and our Lord on a rather large scale.
Don’t get me wrong, I love my boys with all my heart (all 6 of them), but there is something very special about my daughters that delights me like nothing else.
Their smile, their sweet innocence (relatively speaking), their desire to please me in most things that they do.