Paradoxically, the scattered condition of the church, when properly evaluated, actually may improve prospects for an appropriate mate.
During my second sermon at the Feast this year I made a statement that several young people and even some of the older singles misunderstood.
During our course of relationship, he led me to believe that we were meant to be together and it’s so easy for him to see us married.
I guess I just can’t comprehend how someone can choose religion over another person especially when he says we were made for each other.
Someone I used to be with is Catholic and recently discovered that he wants to pursue his faith more seriously.
I don’t mind at all but he ultimately felt that because I don’t believe in the same thing, he’ll end up making decisions in the future based on his faith that I won’t be able to fully understand.
As in the physical plane, yoking together unlike creatures destroys harmony and productivity.
Two can't walk together unless they have the same beliefs and goals.
Since adultery is the violation of a marriage covenant, this clearly implies that these folks were married—even during their pagan days.
The New Testament nowhere suggests, even remotely, that marriage pertains to Christians only (cf. The marriage relationship, therefore, is not a “church sacrament,” as alleged in Roman Catholic theology.
For example, Paul tells widows that they can marry anyone they like, but ‘only in the Lord’ (1 Corinthians ).