Why Is Dating a Non-Christian Such a Big Deal?

Dating an unbeliever christian Why You Shouldn't Marry or Date an Unbeliever By Melody Green At first glance, it may seem that an article such as this is unnecessary - that anyone who loves God could not possibly consider spending their whole life married to someone who doesn't! This, unfortunately, is not the case. I receive letters daily from women who are desperately trying to serve God in a full and complete way, but are unable to do so because their husband loves and serves the world. I am addressing this article to Christian women in particular, because in my counseling experience, they seem to make this mistake much more, frequently than men do. However, the problems and the principles I will be talking about can obviously be applied to any Christian thinking of marrying or for that matter even dating someone who doesn't love Jesus with all of their heart.


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Faith Should I Date an Unbeliever? It was absolutely freezing outside, and even so, I was sweating like crazy as I paced around my living room, waiting to pick him up. I was all set to pick up the handsome foreigner who I had been corresponding with for the last two months. He had a gorgeous accent that complimented his 6-foot stature and he was far more exotic than any man I had ever dated before.

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One in particular is repeated over and over. "Do not intermarry with . Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons. Christian widows, he continues, are free to remarry, but "only in the Lord. Because sex has the power to shape our beliefs, and participating in the romantic and sexual practices of unbelievers can eventually wear down even the strongest faith. And if University of Texas sociology professor Mark Regnerus is right, the pattern that ruined Solomon is repeating itself in the American church today.

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Should a Christian date a non-Christian?

How can it be wrong? But the temptation to get romantically involved with a non-Christian tends to be framed differently. In this article, I shall not be trying to give a method for counseling people who are facing such a temptation. 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.