Christian yoked dating
Growing up in the church, I thought I had a solid understanding of how my story would play out.
You go to youth group, you love Jesus, you meet someone, you graduate high school, you get married, and as the fairy tales say, “You live happily ever after.” When I was 19 I was ready. At 27, I understood and accepted that God was using the last few years to prepare me for marriage.
The following are links that will take you to these specific articles: • DATING NON-CHRISTIANS: Forbidden Fruits Appeal – Part 1 • DATING NON-CHRISTIANS: Forbidden Fruits Appeal – Part 2 And then below you will find another article that I encourage you to read.
Here is the article where Steve Shirley gives his biblically-based answer to the question: • CAN I DATE A NON-CHRISTIAN?
For example, many Christians quote 2 Corinthians as the biblical command that Christians should not date or marry non-Christians. Is this verse, ripped from its context within a letter to a church that is most likely suffering a crisis far more severe than questions of who to date or marry, really intending to impose yet another law governing social behavior?
Here is the entire passage from which this verse is taken (2 Cor -18): 14 Do not be mismatched with unbelievers.
For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? 16 What agreement has the temple of God with idols?