Is it really that big of a deal to date a non-Christian? And since dating is the first step toward marriage, it follows that Christians should not date non-Christians either. But many people think this is the ideal rather than the norm. I have met so many believers who—when times got tough or lonely—ditched that rule and started a relationship with an unbeliever.
And sadly, that may be true, but being a Christian is about so much more than just being a moral person. Being a believer means that your relationship with God has absolutely, entirely and clearly changed your life. If you are a believer and profess to have a relationship with Jesus Christ, there is no getting around the fact that this is by far the most influential relationship you will ever have.
Spiritual Connection Through marriage, you are choosing to become one body with another human being 2 Corinthians 6: You are joining your hearts, your minds and your very bodies in an intimate and sacred connection. At the end of the day, there is no replacing the deep intimacy that comes when you are physically, emotionally and spiritually connected to another human being.
Marriage is a glorious display of Christ and the Church—of sacrifice, and the laying down of our lives for one another. If you hope to be, that should be your dream! This statistic rings true for all belief systems, because having this integral part of our identity in common is like strings that hold two people together.
Those who are united in Spirit cannot be separated Mark The Spirit of God is the only guarantee that we will have what it takes to love, to confess, to sacrifice, to give and to forgive one another.
God calls us to make relationship choices in our lives not based out of fear, but out of faith—faith that God is faithful, that He is good and that His great plan for your life is worth the wait. All identifying information will be kept anonymous. An earlier version of this article appeared at truelovedates.
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