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!
- 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!
But again they report a lack of support by churches should they decide to do so – even in helping to create the possibility of conversion.
Experience of non-Christian marriages from which they were now divorced (16%) 'I have had non-Christian boyfriends in the past, and my faith has always been the reason they have broken up with me.
To make things trickier still, some non-Christians have higher morals, and are more faithful and understanding than their fellow Christians.
It's a dilemma, and it does seem unfair of God to restrict us to the few that are Christian in the real sense. In the end it distracts from the real meaning of Christian life.
Many respondents applied their understanding of the Bible – which is supported by experience of dating and marriage with subsequent divorce with non-Christians – to say they would never marry a non-Christian.
With the added pressure of other people drifting in and out of casual relationships, everyone else is having all the fun and you end up wondering why you don't try it yourself!In particular there is real pain in living with the decision not to marry rather than marry a non-Christian that results in them not having children.They say that there is little support for them in obedience to their faith in their received teaching.for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.(17) Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, (18) And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.