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‎True love isn't expressed in passionately whispered words an intimate kiss or a embrace; before two people are married, love is expressed in self-control, patience, even words left unsaid.

- Joshua Harris

Every relationship for a Christian is an opportunity to love another person like God has loved us.

- Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

Intimacy without commitment, like icing without cake, can be sweet, but it ends up making us sick.

- Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

In the past, the starting point of my relationships was what Iwanted instead of what God wanted. I looked out for my needs andfit others into my agenda. Did I find fulfillment? No, I found onlycompromise and heartache. I not only hurt others; I also hurt myself,and most seriously, I sinned against God.

- Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

...for Christians typical dating can often be a swerver - an approach to relationships that wants to go in a different direction than the one God has for us.

- Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

I'm not saying dating is sinful, and I'm not saying a guy and a girl should never spend time alone together. I'm saying let's wait until we can be purposeful, so there's a reason behind our relationship, and we're not just stirring up passion for the sake of a good time.

- Joshua Harris

The joy of intimacy is the reward of commitment.

- Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

Having a girlfriend was no longer my greatest need. Knowing and obeying Him was . I wanted to please Him in my relationships even if it meant looking radical and foolish to other people - even if it meant kissing dating goodbye.

- Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

Dating now is a lot like going shopping when you don't have any money. Even if you find the right thing, you can't do anything about it.

- Joshua Harris

We want to stay on the straight and narrow path and serve God, yet we continue a practice that often pulls us in the wrong direction.

- Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.