Usually, by the time the question is asked, the relationship has gone far enough that a negative answer is going to be difficult to accept, even if it is the right answer.
The short answer is "no." However, it is good to examine the scripture behind the answer to understand it more completely, including why such a marriage is a bad idea.
For instance, some people fall in love immediately and they have a smooth dating experience.
An idol is something that is held in higher esteem than God.
” Here are some principles that will help you decide what is appropriate behavior on a date.
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My goal is to simply pass on, from one teen to another, some thoughts I have developed from my observations, personal experience, and advice from others.
So here goes: Your quality and purpose of life is not determined by whether or not you date or get married.
Modern translations remove the "yoke" and translate the intent of the verse, warning believers, "Do not be bound together with unbelievers." Does this apply to marriage?