Christian dating non believer
One problem in evaluating missionary dating from a biblical perspective is that dating of any type was not widely practiced in biblical times. Yet, since dating is often seen today as a “pathway” leading to marriage, biblical principles for marriage can be applied to dating, the precursor of marriage.The Bible teaches against marriage between a believer and an unbeliever.I traveled to the Former Soviet Union 5 times (1992, 1997, 2007, 2011, 2015) for more than a year total time, to visit and document Spiritual Christian communities. While visiting nearly 100 Spiritual Christian congregations around the world, differences between the often confused faiths became clear to me.My summary findings here and at are updated as time permits.For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Becoming romantically involved with an unbeliever is inviting trouble.“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character’” (1 Corinthians ).
Only ten minutes of conversation—one minute if the person is really succinct—would be necessary.The biblical indication is that believers should only date other believers.Related Topics: Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?In 1 Corinthians , Paul says that a widow “is free to marry anyone she wishes, but he must belong to the Lord.” Paul’s stipulation that her spouse “belong to the Lord” is a clear directive to marry a Christian.Paul also writes, “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. The principle here is that a close association with unbelievers often leads to compromised faith.