– Episode 1453 –

30 Questions From a Biblical Perspective to Help Dad Evaluate the Future Spouse For His Daughter


Segment 1 (0:00) – Todd analyses the lyrics to the popular song, “Rude”, which is about a young man asking permission of a Dad to marry his daughter. The answer is an unequivocal “No”, however, the young man says he will marry the daughter anyway. In song, a real-life Dad responds to the lyrics of Rude from his perspective.. Coming up are 30 questions for Dad that will help determine a “yes” or “no” answer. You are not rude to want to protect your daughter.

Segment 2 (8:19) – Dad is called Rude for not giving permission to a young man to marry his daughter.  Should Dad have that prerogative in the 20th century? There is no clear Biblical command, however, it is wisdom for a daughter to ask her Dad to be the “gate keeper” of her heart. Robert Bowen submitted a list called, “Not Rude Questions for a Young Man” he plans to ask the young man pursuing his daughter and Todd added 15 more. They will help determine if the young man is Biblically qualified to be a spouse. From number 30 to 20.

Segment 3 (18:06) – Dad, are you playing the protector? Does the young man have to climb over you to get to your daughter? Questions for your consideration continue with number 19 to the final question number 1. You should now know what your answer needs to be and it is not rude.