Spiritual intimacy in dating
It involves coming together into a permanent bond of unity.It means becoming physically intimate with each other as one flesh. God and I can’t go out for coffee or even give each other a hug. How can I be intimate with someone I can’t see, hear, or touch?Juli Slattery is a TCW regular contributor and blogger.
This liking involves a "friendship kind of" affection based often on personality and common likes and interests.
Over the past four years, God has taken me on a journey of understanding more fully what intimacy with him looks like.
Yet we know that God created us for intimate fellowship with him. For many years, I have struggled with these questions. I want to be able to discern his voice and feel love for him in my heart.
As his Word says, “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah ).
It’s one thing to talk to your friends about wanting to know God, but how desperately do you want it?While I have a long way to go, I would love to share with you some of what I’m learning about developing intimacy with the God of the universe.