Dating other religions
Here are the key passages from his letters: Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. Notice, however, that this passage assumes that the unbeliever is engaged in darkness and in practices condemned by the believer’s faith, such as worshiping idols.
For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Would this apply equally to a partner whose faith and practices are opposed to one’s own religion, and who is a person of faith and conscience?
I personally believe our core values are the same and we both are great people – I don’t believe going to church every Sunday makes one individual any better than the next.
The Old Testament contains many prohibitions against an Israelite (or Jew) marrying a non-Israelite. Then the anger of the Lord would be kindled against you, and he would destroy you quickly.
For example: When the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are about to enter and occupy, and he clears away many nations before you . (Deuteronomy 7:1, 3–4King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women, from the nations concerning which the Lord had said to the Israelites, “You shall not enter into marriage with them, neither shall they with you; for they will surely incline your heart to follow their gods”; Solomon clung to these in love.
I love reading all of your articles, they’re incredibly easy to relate to.
I personally am not religious but I do believe in God and believe I have a personal relationship with God and don’t necessarily believe following an organized religion is for me.