Or mentioning their far-off distant relative who they thought might still be single (which they never were), and who they could maybe one day set me up with (which they never did).
It became hard to find peace between the God that I loved and this aching, unmet desire to find a companion. It felt like God wasn’t listening, and I was discouraged that my life seemed stuck in a pit of hopelessness with no sign of movement anytime soon.
The real question should be, "Why would you want to marry a non-Christian?
" God's vision for marriage is that of a place where a "culture of two" is created.
Such an article would include a clearer picture of what marriage looks like: making decisions about career, where to live, how to spend money, how to raise children, etc.
All of this is compounded when you and your spouse are living for different things.
A "yoke" was a farm implement that bound two animals together so that they could work together as a team.
Modern translations remove the "yoke" and translate the intent of the verse, warning believers, "Do not be bound together with unbelievers." Does this apply to marriage?
Since an unbeliever doesn't believe in God, to him everything is an idol, including his relationship with you.But the temptation to get romantically involved with a non-Christian tends to be framed differently.People tend not to hide it, but instead attempt to justify it—first to themselves and then to other Christians who are trying to warn them of the path they’re taking. In this article, I shall not be trying to give a method for counseling people who are facing such a temptation.I know many women who now deeply regret their decision to marry a non-Christian.Most still love their husband, but they miss so much of what God intended their marriage to be.