Dating non christian okay
” Now at this point I need to be quite frank with you - dating a non-christian and living with a woman you are not married to (And by this I mean having sex with) is NOT living obediently under Christ.
The Bible teaches that Christian are free to marry whoever they wish, but they ought to be believers (1 Corinthians ).
The Christian life then becomes not a question of being good enough for God but being the person God wants you to be - confidently living your life in obedience to Jesus.
So your question should be “what is the obedient thing for me to do in this situation?
I had recently left the mission field, where my job was to convince people that Jesus loved them.
Having decided we are going to spend Eternity with Jesus, we need to be VERY selective about with whom we choose to share our earthly life. In Genesis God Himself said: Your own wish list may include factors such as tall, good-looking, own home and car, secure job, similar cultural background, non-drinker/smoker/gambler, kind to animals, sense of humor etc. Because they were christened or confirmed at a certain age, or walked down the aisle and signed a decision card, that doesnt necessarily mean that they have understood their need to repent of their own sin and accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. So why does God feel so strongly about this matter? Many Christian women who think about getting married to someone who doesnt have a place for Jesus in their lives, cant see the harm, if the man they love is morally upright. But I ended up paying a heavy price in personal loneliness, marital discord, and, worst of all, disruption to my own fellowship with God. For nearly forty years I was married to a person who made no place for God in his life, yet was a good-living person, and an upright citizen. As they say, love is blind, but marriage is an eye-opener.Adam was neither of those things and he definitely wasn’t a Christian.Adam was raised a secular humanist, a "nonreligous lifestance" that deemphasizes the role a God-like entity plays in a person’s life and emphasizes making good personal decisions.Are you thinking about dating or marrying someone you are not sure belongs to the Lord Jesus? If, however, you are already married to someone who does not belong to the Jesus Christ, then Marriage in a Minor Key is the webpage for you. The most important decision is to accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. And does he understand the full implications of having to share you with Christ? Moreover, prior to marriage a man is more motivated to please than he is ever likely to be after marriage.What I am sharing with you is the fruit of my experiences, some of which has been very bitter. Tragically, countless thousands of good-living members of wonderful churches know all about Christian terminology and lifestyle and seem so indistinguishable from born again Christians that they have even convinced themselves, and yet the spiritual miracle of new birth has not yet happened in their own lives. So were the Pharisees those religious leaders of Christs day who kept the letter of the law, but it turned out they only knew how to show love their mistaken interpretation of the law. But were finding it hard to contain our sexual urges. (This carries great dangers because many men during this time fool their wives to be into thinking they are Christians.