In this way you can then be open to what God has, which is always best.A few questions are worth pondering here: For a Christian, the ultimate objective when dating is to find a spouse.
” When it comes to Christians marrying non-Christians, God is opposed.
There are many passages in Scripture that make this clear.
For Judah has profaned the sanctuary of the Lord, which he loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god.
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Your choice about who to marry will not only affect your life, but also the lives of your children and their children for generations to come.
Before we discuss the type of person a Christian should or should not date, it is important to ask the Holy Spirit to reveal any sins and idols guiding your desires so that you can repent.
First of all, your desire to marry the right man is a very good thing.
Statistically speaking, you will almost certainly get married to someone at some point in your life, and it is the next biggest decision you will ever make, second only to your decision to follow Jesus.
If the guy you’re interested in is not marriage material, then he’s not dating material either.
So the question really is, “Is it okay to marry an atheist—or any non-Christian, for that matter?