In answer to your question, yes, I do think it's a sin to marry a non-Christian.In 2 Corinthians , the apostle Paul says, "Do not be yoked together with unbelievers." Eugene Peterson, author of a paraphrase of the Bible titled , puts that same verse this way, "Don't become partners with those who reject God." Marriage is certainly a partnership, and when God says "don't" and we do, that's a sin.Instead of working together to pull the load, they would be working against each other.
Such comments from a father have a powerful impact on his children.
In his terrific book, , Neil Clark Warren writes that each thing we have in common with our spouse adds tremendous value to our marriage.
The passage goes on to say that there is no harmony between Christ and Belial (Satan).
There can be no spiritual harmony in a marriage between a Christian and a non-Christian.
The Bible also says, “Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character’” (1 Corinthians ).
Having any kind of intimate relationship with an unbeliever can quickly turn into something that is a hindrance to your walk with Christ.But over time it's most likely to become a source of pain, given that your marriage can't be centered on Christ.I know many women who now deeply regret their decision to marry a non-Christian.One girlfriend's husband has asked her not to read Bible stories to their kids, or to pray with them.Any time she mentions God, he counters that God is a fantasy.Question: "Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?