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If the unbeliever consents to living with the believer, the believer is to behave in such a way that the unbelieving spouse would want to become a Christian.
If the unbeliever leaves the Christian, the Christian is no longer bound to that spouse (1 Corinthians ), If the same concept applies to the case where a non-Christian abandons a Christian, one could conclude that being freed from the marriage allows one to remarry.
Part of Speech: verb A Related Word by Thayers/Strongs Number: from a compound of G2087 and G2218Citing in TDNT: 1, 301 Strong's G2086 ἑτεροζυγέω heterozugeō het-er-od-zoog-eh'-o From a compound of G2087 and G2218; to yoke up differently, that is, (figuratively) to associate discordantly: - unequally yoke together with.
Part of Speech: adjective A Related Word by Thayers/Strongs Number: of uncertain affinity Citing in TDNT: 2, 265 Strong's G2087 ἕτερος heteros het'-er-os Of uncertain affinity; (an-, the) other or different: - altered, else, next (day), one, (an-) other, some, strange.
"Missionary dating" often results in years of conflict and usually ends in broken hearts.
There is a special case where a person marries an unbeliever while himself/herself are, likewise, an unbeliever, and only later to become a believer.
An idol is something that is held in higher esteem than God.
Those who marry an unbeliever prior to converting to Christianity are encouraged to stay with the unbeliever unless they leave.If you marry an unbeliever most likely your children will be unbelievers as well.You will not have the godly family all Christians desire.The Old Testament specifically forbids God's people from marrying "foreign wives": "Now therefore, make confession to the LORD God of your fathers and do His will; and separate yourselves from the peoples of the land and from the foreign wives." ( So, the New Testament makes it clear that believers are only to marry fellow believers.
Although dating of Christians and non-Christians is not specifically handled in the Bible, it is clear that such an action is asking for trouble.
Included in the list of idols are sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed. Likewise, the joining of a Christian and a non-Christian joins Christ to an unbeliever.