Friday, August 5, 2011

Marrying Unbelievers

There is only one admonition to Christians in the Bible....Marry another believer. That is it, but many believers fail to take that admonition seriously.

I was talking with a woman at church yesterday and she said that there is a woman at church that mentors a large group of women. She said that 75% of the women in her group married unbelievers and deeply regret it.

Then she said something even more astonishing...All the unbelieving husbands are now believers, but all the women said they still regret their decision to marry an unbeliever because of all the pain it caused in their lives! Wow!

God knows what he is talking about. One can never underestimate the influence a father has on his children. A strong, godly, steady father most often produces strong, godly, steady children. This is one reason to marry a godly man.

Your politics, your views on raising and disciplining children, your entertainment many things stem from what you believe. So if you are thinking of getting married, marry a believer. You will be sparing yourself from a lot of future pain.

A woman is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies,    she is free to marry anyone she wishes, but he must belong to the Lord.
 I Corinthians 7:39

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion has light with darkness?
II Corinthians 6:14