Shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child? While we are given this example, there are no other examples in the Bible where both individuals’ ages are given.
It is often assumed that Joseph was significantly older than Mary.
I have found lately that couples tend to use the differences in ages as a barrier to keep them apart.
This is looking into the flesh, rather than what God has planned for them together.
However, there is absolutely nothing in the Bible that indicates this.
It can also be inferred that Boaz and Ruth had a significant age difference in today’s world standards.
RANDY (Randy Carlson): Tell me, Brenda, at what age will you let your daughter single-date?
Many Thanks, A Concerned Reader You make several excellent points in your letter about the barrier that age differences cause.
You see, kids have a different time clock, but that doesn't say they shouldn't respect Mom and Dad.
When Krissy, our second born daughter, was sixteen she had gone out for the evening with her boyfriend to a basketball game. and said, About an hour later, I was in my semiconscious state, sort of sleeping with one ear open, when I heard her come in, and in my opinion, that was fine because she had called me twice during the evening to explain the circumstances.
If you’re Christian and there is a pretty considerable age gap between you and your partner, you may wonder if there is a biblical or acceptable age gap that should characterize a Christian marriage or dating.
While the Bible offers specific guidance when it comes to making important life decisions, the difficultly comes when there is no specific guidance from the Bible at all.