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When marrying a non-Christian, you lose out on the blessing of having a spouse who calls you to submit your will to Christ, and instead have a spouse who has no interest in being called to submit their own will to Christ.4) The Old Testament warns against marrying unbelievers.If we don’t acknowledge that we’re ruling God’s rule, then we’re ruling under the rule of an idol, or a combination of a whole series of idols. He needs a suitable helper in order to do that, so Eve is provided so that together they will fulfill God’s calling to bring glory to his name under his rule. “It is not good for man to be alone” isn’t true primarily because man is lonely: it’s true because he’s incompetent, even before the Fall.Practically speaking, this impinges on every single decision you have to make as a married couple. God did not create man alone to be competent to fulfill his calling to image God.
All of this is compounded when you and your spouse are living for different things.And just to be clear: getting romantically involved is likely to happen if you spend a great deal of time with someone of the opposite sex one-on-one.I recently had a painful conversation with a dear friend who said he’d never planned to get romantically involved with someone.For example, how do you decide what you should do at any point in your life? He created man and woman in relationship to do that.
Single men and women can do that also, particularly in relationship to the church under the love of Christ, the fulfillment of marriage.But the temptation to get romantically involved with a non-Christian tends to be framed differently.