If you can’t marry them without a supernatural conversion wrought by the Holy Spirit in their heart, over which you have no control, then it would be both extremely foolish and very unkind to consider such a marriage in the first place.
Now, I hope to demonstrate how clearly the Bible says it is sinful for a believer to marry a non-believer.
First, dating as we understand didn’t really happen in biblical times. ” is something that would flow out of a whole biblical theology of what marriage is, rather than merely a verse or two of rules.
It’s my contention that if it’s forbidden for a Christian to marry a non-Christian, then it is at the very least a deliberate walking into temptation to date a non-Christian.
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.
Single men and women can do that also, particularly in relationship to the church under the love of Christ, the fulfillment of marriage.If you’re having good gospel opportunities with someone of the opposite sex, introduce them to some godly Christians of their sex.If they’re really interested in the gospel, they’ll be just as delighted to hear about it from them as from you.1) Genesis 1: Marriage is to display God’s image by obeying God’s commands for fruitfulness and dominion. 2) Genesis 2: Marriage is a partnership in doing God’s work. Genesis –17 shows how Adam is prophet/priest/king in the garden kingdom where God has put him to rule within the constraints of God’s ultimate kingship (symbolized by the two trees: blessing and life for living under his rule; curse and death for refusing his rule).In Genesis –28, God designs marriage to be a partnership in ruling creation under his rule. The rest of the chapter details how Adam is incapable of fulfilling his calling to be prophet/priest/king alone.