This faith in Jesus gives us confidence because we know that not only can God save us through Jesus but that he has. Is this the basis on which you say you are a Christian?Come back to me if you ave questions about this and have a look at
” Now at this point I need to be quite frank with you - dating a non-christian and living with a woman you are not married to (And by this I mean having sex with) is NOT living obediently under Christ.
The Bible teaches that Christian are free to marry whoever they wish, but they ought to be believers (1 Corinthians ).
That way, I could skip all the Bible passages that urge singles only to “marry in the Lord” (1 Corinthians ) and not “be unequally yoked” (2 Corinthians ) and the Old Testament proscriptions against marrying the foreigner, a worshiper of a god other than the God of Israel (see Numbers 12 where Moses marries a woman of another race but the same faith).
You can find those passages in abundance, but when someone has already allowed his or her heart to become engaged with a person outside the faith, I find that the Bible has already been devalued as the non-negotiable rule of faith and practice.
Here is the article where Steve Shirley gives his biblically-based answer to the question: • CAN I DATE A NON-CHRISTIAN?
And then here’s something you may want to view on this issue, talked about by Pastor Tim Keller.For most, the pursuit of romance starts out with caution; we spend time searching and evaluating to find someone who’s a perfect fit.Over time, however, our romantic pursuits can become rushed as the prospect of being alone for a lifetime blurs our discernment.However, not everyone who is interested in spending time with you is a good choice for you.In fact, some people will make your life harder rather than easier.Instead, variants of the serpent's question to Eve—“Did God really say?