Danger of christians dating nonchristians
You can find those passages in abundance, but when someone has already allowed his or her heart to become engaged with a person outside the faith, I find that the Bible has already been devalued as the non-negotiable rule of faith and practice.
Instead, variants of the serpent's question to Eve—“Did God really say?
If only I could pair those sadder and wiser women—and men—who have found themselves in unequal marriages (either by their own foolishness or due to one person finding Christ after the marriage had already occurred) with the blithely optimistic singles who are convinced that their passion and commitment will overcome all obstacles.
Even the obstacle of bald disobedience need not apply to them.
” are floated, as if somehow case might be eligible for an exemption, considering how much they love each other, how the unbeliever supports and understands the Christian's faith, how they are soul-mates despite the absence of a shared soul-faith.
Having grown weary and impatient, I want to snap and say, “It won't work, not in the long run.
There are stories of Christians going out with non-Christians who subsequently give their life to God and the two go on to get married.
The imagery is of two incompatible oxen sharing the same yoke.Instead of working together to pull the load, they would be working against each other.While this passage does not specifically mention marriage, it definitely has implications for marriage.We are called to evangelize the lost, not be intimate with them.There is nothing wrong with building quality friendships with unbelievers, but that is as far as it should go.
Well here's a few thoughts and what the Bible has to say about this subject.