We’re doing a series on dating and relationships. Join the conversation! Are there any specific topics you’d like us to write about? (This article was originally written in November of 2015 for Project Inspired, a website that encourages Christian teenage girls all over the world. Thank you for reading!)

Promise me, O women of Jerusalem, not to awaken love until the time is right. (Song of Solomon 8:4)

Simply reading through the Songs of Solomon might get your palms sweaty, as it’s one of the most racy books in the Word. It’s a preview into the account of lovers, but with its message are several warnings. It’s important not to get caught up in the race to third base because you can miss out on the true importance of romantic and platonic relationships. Continue reading “Is it Love or Lust?”