Dating christians not married
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?
An idol is something that is held in higher esteem than God.
Since an unbeliever doesn't believe in God, to him everything is an idol, including his relationship with you.
For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Let’s just get this clear and then I will circle around to the other part.“A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives.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.
Usually, by the time the question is asked, the relationship has gone far enough that a negative answer is going to be difficult to accept, even if it is the right answer.According to a MSN single life survey, only 20% of single women and men are not looking to get married; However, more than 28% of singles expect to remain in their single life state.