Dating a nonchristian man
Marriage is the second most important decision anyone ever makes. This matter is so vital that I urge you before reading further to bookmark this webpage and go straight to The Ultimate Love Affair. As we have seen, many well-meaning, good-living church members are deluded about their own personal standing with God. Who would have thought that these clean living, respectable people would end up cruelly treating Christians? Any conversion is suspect whenever love for a woman is a factor.) If he does not change prior to marriage, he is most unlikely to do so later. So that two can be joined together to work in harmony.
Having decided we are going to spend Eternity with Jesus, we need to be VERY selective about with whom we choose to share our earthly life. In Genesis God Himself said: Your own wish list may include factors such as tall, good-looking, own home and car, secure job, similar cultural background, non-drinker/smoker/gambler, kind to animals, sense of humor etc. Because they were christened or confirmed at a certain age, or walked down the aisle and signed a decision card, that doesnt necessarily mean that they have understood their need to repent of their own sin and accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. So why does God feel so strongly about this matter? Many Christian women who think about getting married to someone who doesnt have a place for Jesus in their lives, cant see the harm, if the man they love is morally upright. But I ended up paying a heavy price in personal loneliness, marital discord, and, worst of all, disruption to my own fellowship with God. For nearly forty years I was married to a person who made no place for God in his life, yet was a good-living person, and an upright citizen. As they say, love is blind, but marriage is an eye-opener.
I am also thinking of material that is, by its very nature, anti-Christian., e.g. As you read Marriage in a Minor Key, you will begin to see and understand what devastation this ungodly situation brought about in my own soul, and my relationship with God.
The over-riding phrase as far as I was concerned was bitterness towards God.) Are you quietly saying to yourself: I really love this person, and I know that he is a good-hearted person.
Im sure its only a matter of time before he comes to know the Lord? With so many homes these days not only having personal computers, but also having access to the Internet, will your husband agree with you as to what kind of information to download to your hard-drive?
(Bobs people were lovely, but they always invited visitors to go to the local club and play Bingo, and the pokies.
I dont drink and I dont gamble.) One example of this could well be your childrens schooling.