When wise people around you are raising concerns about the relationship.
We believe there are three ways God most often speaks: His Word, His Spirit, and His people.
A "yoke" was a farm implement that bound two animals together so that they could work together as a team.
Modern translations remove the "yoke" and translate the intent of the verse, warning believers, "Do not be bound together with unbelievers." Does this apply to marriage?
But if you are in the wrong relationship, then it is necessary, and should happen sooner rather than later.
I mean, it’s not great, and it’s not fun, and it ideally would never be necessary.
But some moments spin out of control before we even open our mouths to respond.
Now, I didn’t say “no” or run out of the room in a panic.
The Bible, especially the New Testament, warns Christians to avoid idolatry.The handsome face twisted into rage and the man shouted, “It’s the Jesus thing, isn’t it. “When did I let my faith in God become a negotiable?I don’t and will never believe in your God.”The noisy restaurant stilled as he tossed the ring on the ground and stormed out, leaving me in a puddle of tears. ”And suddenly it became very clear; this was my rescue from entering an unhealthy marriage.One of the most popular quotes from The Sacred Search, a line that has been retweeted many times, is “If I’m going to make myself extremely vulnerable to someone, I want that person to be ruled by the Holy Spirit.” The farther you walk into dating, the more intimate it becomes. They learn things about you—where you live, what you like to do, where you are likely to show up.That’s good, and that’s potentially bad, because the more someone understands how to love you, the more they understand how to hurt you.I have received a few emails from Christians (and even one from a non-Christian) asking if it is okay for a Christian to date or marry an unbeliever.