Dating a non christian
Slowly, we can find ourselves starting to second-guess our original standards, wondering if we've been too extreme or unrealistic.Within that struggle, inevitably the question comes up: Can a Christian date a non-Christian?Temptation to date a non-Christian can take many forms. If non-Christians are showing interest when Christians either aren’t or aren’t around, it can be hard to resist.Maybe she has looser standards for sexual activity than Christian women. I mean, if you’re getting no results in your search, it seems sensible to drop the one stipulation that’s narrowing your potential pool, right?This rationalization is exacerbated by lots of easy excuses that remind me of the secular dating book "He’s Just Not That Into You." The book features letters from women in awful dating relationships using various excuses to explain that their misbehaving boyfriends really do care for them. And one by one, the authors shoot down the letters, explaining, “Nope, he’s just not that into you.” When it comes to dating non-Christians, we also often tell ourselves, “But this is different!” For each excuse though, it seems like the Bible has a response, saying, “Nope, that relationship’s just not right for you.” Some examples of these excuses: “But we love each other.” My friend Dan married a non-Christian several years ago.He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.
Trying to find someone with whom you click, who you find attractive and who you know loves the Lord - can be so difficult that staying Gods side of the fence can seem like too much to ask! Not to mention hours wasted barking up the wrong trees!And while many people might disagree, let me share a few verses to help shed some light.This isn’t to say that unbelievers can’t be good people, but I am saying I’d discourage you from dating someone who isn’t on the same spiritual foundation as you.- Should I ask that non- Christian guy out at work? Should we consider dating a non-Christian partner outside the church when one inside seems so elusive As ever The Holy Bible offers practical advice to real problems!Type the word "dating" into your Bible search tool, and what comes up? I remember wishing there was an entire book of the Bible dedicated to the topic when I was single, or at least a chapter.