If He says no, in His Word, you can believe his blessing won’t be upon it. hen it comes to dating a non-Christian, the Bible does not say anything directly about this because dating as we know it was not a custom in biblical times.
Please know that the person you are dating, considering dating, or even considering marrying (who is not a follower of Jesus), may be a wonderful person in many ways.Because of Sarah’s boldness to make this “promise” happen in only the way SHE thought it could, there have been negative repercussions for many generations, to this day.It may make sense to you to do things your way, but that doesn’t mean that God will bless it. I pray you make the right decision —as God would have you: And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ —to the glory and praise of God.A prime factor in the failure of marriages in our culture is the lack of spiritual relationship between a husband and wife.The Word of God says, "We love because he [Jesus] first loved us." [1 John ] In other words, a married couple's "real" capacity to love one another, with a true and deep love comes only after they each have personally experienced the love of God through Jesus, which comes with our salvation.In addition, the Husband is to be the spiritual leader of the family, and how can that be if he is an unbeliever. Because he was seeking godly offspring." [Malachi ] God wants Christians marrying Christians because He wants godly children, children brought up to honor and adore Him.Likewise, the Bible tells us, "Has not the LORD made them one? To defy God's clear commands of Scripture will only bring problems in marriage, as many, many couples can attest to, who had married an unbeliever.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.What the Bible is clearly saying is that believers cannot marry unbelievers, therefore we are not to date an unbeliever, for one can easily find themselves getting involved in a love relationship and then violating God's clear command not to marry an unbeliever. is free to marry anyone she wishes, but he must belong to the Lord." [1 Corinthians ] The context is speaking of a Christian woman whose husband dies, but the principle is the same, when Christians marry, they must marry a believer.Another verse that comes to mind that lets us know God's command regarding marriage is, "A woman . When a Christian marries an unbeliever, then they will find that they have two different directions in their lives, and as the Bible shows over and over in the Old Testament, that the unbeliever will drag down the believer into sin and will not promote a close walk with the Lord.