Scripture christians dating non christians
When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.John The Bible teaches there are two main divisions of people: The saved and the lost. If you are not saved, you are a child of the devil.People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— having a form of Godliness but denying its power. 2 Timothy 3:1-5 Given the above scriptures, God clearly wants Christians to limit association/closeness with unbelievers.It is a sin to enter a marriage with an unbeliever.It would be best to seek out a Christian from the beginning, perhaps in a local church.
For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her believing husband.
According to the scriptures, relationships are very important, and faith does matter.
After all, faith lays the foundation for your world-views, and world-views will control how you see and respond to the world, and that includes relationships.
The Bible (and Jewish tradition) did allow for marriage between a believer and outsider, but only if the outsider converted. Otherwise, they were (and still are) commanded not to marry non-Christians/unbelievers.
It is important to keep in mind that when a believer marries a non-believer, it can lead the Christian astray.