Like the oxen pulling in different directions, a couple who doesn't share a Godly foundation will clash and experience conflict.
Perhaps you're not convinced yet, and you wonder, Even well-meaning Christians can fall into the trap of marrying non-believers.
Following Christ is the most important decision you'll ever make. Choosing a mate who shares your faith and who will support you in your spiritual growth.
In 2 Corinthians , the Apostle Paul says that believers should not "be unequally yoked with non-believers." While it's true that this passage does not specifically mention marriage, it does refer to being bound in a relationship with another person—no relationship is more binding than marriage.
Even if you’ve read these posts before, we encourage you to check them out again as a refresher on God’s plan for your love life.
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What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols?
" [2 Corinthians -16] These verses are commonly applied to marriage, but actually apply to any spiritual endeavor.
Marriage based on a common faith is for our benefit, blessing and protection. Make the decision to follow Him and allow Him to help you find the right mate for you.
The Bible is clear that Christians should not have close friendships with non-Christians.
But what does the Bible teach about dating and marriage? Is it a sin for a Christian to date a non-Christian?
Question Do you know of any Bible verses pertaining to Christians dating non-Christians?
Answer The Bible does not speak specifically of "dating" however, since dating is a process in our culture that two people use to find out if they would be compatible for marriage, and that the possibility of "falling in love" always exists in dating, therefore I believe the Bible has a very clear statement regarding dating: "Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.