Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? If two people have found each other, fallen in love, and are taking good care of each other, then let them be.If Paul was okay with Christians being married to non-Christians, perhaps you could find your way to lightening up on the matter. Let their relationship grow into whatever it might. He encouraged me to go back to church and spend time with Christian friends because he knew it would help me. I just am happy with my decision, and believe that it is not a sin and God will bless my marriage and aid me through the difficulties. I am a Christian woman; I love Jesus and my heart follows Him.
Besides, it’s not like both parties being Christian ensures a wonderful marriage. There are too many people in the world suffering from a lack of love in their lives for us to spend our time fretting over a love that doesn’t exactly match should be required reading for any Christian who claims that gay people can’t also be Christians–and for LGBT people who feel there’s some conflict between their sexual orientations or gender identities and their faith." — Dan Savage, "It Gets Better," "American Savage." Read more about UNFAIR.1.
Christian couples get divorced as often as anyone else. How I lost my virginity to my high school teacher2. Atheist and Christian argue about hell (in a Starbucks). 15 Ways to Stay Sane Caring for an Elderly Parent5.
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?
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.
What the Bible is clearly saying is that believers cannot marry unbelievers, therefore we are not to date an unbeliever, for one can easily find themselves getting involved in a love relationship and then violating God's clear command not to marry an unbeliever. is free to marry anyone she wishes, but he must belong to the Lord." [1 Corinthians ] The context is speaking of a Christian woman whose husband dies, but the principle is the same, when Christians marry, they must marry a believer.