At 26, he had a surgery that made having babies not an option. I am determined not to divorce, and I'm reluctant to reverse our decision (and surgery) about not having children since the reason I decided not to still remains: I'm too afraid to raise a child without a Christian husband.
Please advise me on the right way to live under these circumstances that I've created for myself. I'm so glad you did because I want to assure you and encourage you that while those articles speak to where you are, they were not written to condemn you.
This may sound harsh, but something as serious as marrying an unbeliever needs to be dealt with properly and to-the-point.
We are not to compromise the will of God and endanger our spiritual well-being.
Ten years ago, as a young girl raised with strong Christian parents and about to graduate from a Christian high school, I would have never believed that I would be where I am today.
I feel sick to my stomach after reading these articles.
I assume you know right and wrong when it comes to sins such as lying, stealing, and killing.
With this in mind, it’s no wonder pastors frequently get questions about whether or not it is wrong to marry an unbeliever. When it comes to making up, don’t misunderstand me. It’s such a common thing that either you’ve heard of it or are caught up in it yourself! It is the seemingly endless habit many couples have in which they will fight and makeup on a regular basis. It makes for great movies, but what works for a 90-minute Hollywood hit is a no-go in the real world.There is absolutely no way an unbeliever can even attempt to reach the marriage ideal set out in Ephesians 5, nor can they help the other side with their spiritual walk with God.It is dumping yourself in an “unequally yoked” relationship for sure (2 Cor. The Bible does address situations where there is a Christian married with a non-Christian (1 Peter 3, 1 Corinthians 7), but by no means does that justify knowingly and willingly getting into such a union in the first place.Paul tells the believers in Corinth who are married to non-believers that, If any brother has a wife who is not a believer and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her.And if a woman has a husband who is not a believer and he is willing to live with her, she must not divorce him.Biblically speaking, this should be a blindingly obvious answer: Yes, it is wrong.If you are a Christian and if you have some measure of choice, you should not marry an unbeliever.When God gave the Israelites an exodus opportunity, they took it. If your relationship is even slightly abusive, consider this your sign to exit the relationship NOW!“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? Therefore honor God with your bodies.” I Corinthians -20 …you are living together.