Here are some principles that will help you decide what is appropriate behavior on a date.
1. Does the situation I put myself in invite sexual immorality or help me avoid it?
1 Corinthians 6:18 says to “flee from sexual immorality.” We cannot do this if we are tempting ourselves through carelessness.
2.What kind of reputation does my potential date have?
When you accept a date you are essentially saying, “My values are the same as your values.” That in itself can put you in a position you may regret later. Remember 1 Corinthians 15:33, “Bad company corrupts good character.”
3.Will there be any pressure to use alcohol or drugs?
Don’t give up your values for a date.
4. Am I attracting the wrong type of person?
Make sure that the message you send with your actions doesn’t attract people who will lead you to compromise your values.
5. Am I aware that sin is first committed in the heart?
Matthew 5:28 says, “But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”
6. Are you going to the right kind of place for a date?
Many good intentions have been forgotten because the temptation and opportunity were too great.
7. Am I doing anything to encourage sexual desire?
Don’t engage in any impure contact that is sexually motivated, such as petting.
If you have already gone too far, why stop?
1. God is forgiving.
- 1 John 1:9 tells us that God is faithful and just to forgive our sins if we confess them. You can start fresh with God anytime you want to.
2. God is holy.
His word tells us that sexual sin is wrong, and He knows what is best.
3.God is caring.
God knows that going too far before marriage tends to break up couples and leads to less happy marriages. He knows that most guys do not want to marry a girl who has been intimate with someone else. Source