An important Bible verse about understanding interracial marriage is 2 Corinthians : "Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers." That last word, "unbelievers" is of key importance.A Christian should not marry a non-Christian no matter how kind and good they are. Deuteronomy 7:1-6 tells the Israelites to destroy all the inhabitants of the Canaan land and not to intermarry with them because they would "turn your sons away from following Me, that they may serve other gods." The same key concern of 2 Corinthians is again expressed here.Moses' wife was of another race and in Numbers 12:1-15 Aaron and Miriam were punished for criticizing this interracial marriage.
” Here are some principles that will help you decide what is appropriate behavior on a date. , All Rights Reserved—except as noted on attached “Usage and Copyright” page that grants Christian Answers.Phrases like "my other half" or "my better half" actually come from this Greek myth, and well-meaning parents pass on the romantic idea to their children."The problem with that is that it makes us half persons," the counselor argued.If each woman constantly searches for the man who will "complete" her, she can never be her own person. Hunt quoted Colossians 2:8 and 9, where the Apostle Paul warns about "hollow and deceptive philosophy," guiding Christians instead of Christ, in whom "all the fullness of Deity lives in bodily form." She warned against "co-dependence," where a man and woman rely entirely on one another, as a possible form of idolatry."Ultimately, He's our completer," the counselor said.Rather, an ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, taught that men and women were made in one body, but separated by the gods.Each man and woman scours the earth for their perfect spouse, so the two can again become one, Hunt explained.