Dating an unbeliever christian
But single Christians may be tempted to say, "Well, it doesn't talk about dating. " To answer, it's important to take a step back and look at some principles found in Scripture.
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Within that struggle, inevitably the question comes up: Can a Christian date a non-Christian?
The Bible addresses the hardships that come with marrying a nonbeliever, so that's rather clear.
While many start off with intentions of finding a godly partner, with each passing year the waiting feels longer and the hoping gets harder.
Slowly, we can find ourselves starting to second-guess our original standards, wondering if we've been too extreme or unrealistic.
Question: "Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?If you were married to an unbeliever, how would the two of you cultivate a spiritual intimacy in your marriage? Should Christians of different denominations date or marry?How could a quality marriage be built and maintained if you disagree on the most crucial issue in the universe—the Lord Jesus Christ? We really want this verse (or any verse) to be all about dating and marriage to a non-Christian because it would make this whole conversation a lot easier.But because there isn’t a clear Biblical mandate, and because there is wisdom in both of the aforementioned “Yes! ” camps, you’ve got to do something to break the stalemate: intensely, seriously, pray.