Christian dating unequally yoked
He is author of more than 50 books, including And here is what I would be listening for. And the word υστερεω (hoos-ter-eh’-o) means lack, so sinning is lacking the glory of God. In other words, they looked at the glory of God, they looked at images — maybe the one in the mirror — and they chose against God. You need to go back and find God to be your treasure. And I want to testify to the grace of God to this unbeliever over pizza in the hope of leading her to Christ.” In other words, this is just pure evangelism and not romance.
There is nothing wrong with building quality friendships with unbelievers, but that is as far as it should go.
John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.
For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Is dating an expression of a desire that another person has become more precious to me than God? And if it is, I don’t care if the person is a believer or an unbeliever, Christian or non-Christian. You can date a non-Christian and be sinning because your affections or your love or your need for that person might reflect that God doesn’t have a place in your life nearly as big and powerful and satisfying and beautiful as he ought to have in your life.
The passage goes on to say that there is no harmony between Christ and Belial (Satan).
There can be no spiritual harmony in a marriage between a Christian and a non-Christian.