So what does the Bible say about dating or marrying an unbeliever?
First, for a historical perspective, let’s look at the Old Testament for a moment.
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.
“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? Therefore honor God with your bodies.” I Corinthians -20 …you are living together.
I assume you know right and wrong when it comes to sins such as lying, stealing, and killing.
But as logical and tempting as it seems, Camerin learned the dangers of dating a non-Christian.
Here’s a woman of God in Steve’s arms, and he could care less. How could Amber consider marriage with someone who doesn’t share her beliefs? And because the non-Christian dating scene tends to be much more open and aggressive, those nonbeliever singles are standing by with invitations to dinner ready.
” I think we can all agree that the Bible forbids the Christian from marrying an unbeliever.
This article isn’t meant for Bonnie and Clyde couples headed for jail.
Rather, I’ll cut to the chase and zone in on those of you caught up in one of the more deceptive, yet prevalent sin in the dating world. It feels so right, and you have every excuse in the world to continue.
The Bible is clear that Christians should not have close friendships with non-Christians.
But what does the Bible teach about dating and marriage? Is it a sin for a Christian to date a non-Christian?