Interracial dating and christianity
[See Acts 10] So, I just felt the need to set the record straight on the misquoted headline at Relevant Magazine. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want a more Biblical world. ** Keith Giles was formerly a licensed and ordained minister who walked away from organized church 11 years ago, to start a home fellowship that gave away 100% of the offering to the poor in the community.Forbidding Interracial Marriage is not Un-Biblical. *El Paso, TX – May 19 “United We Stand” *Costa Mesa, CA – June 22 “United We Stand” *Hot Springs, NC – July 11-14 “Wild Goose Festival” Want Keith to come speak at your church or in your home town?A colorblind church and/or a Christian interracial marriage can be a powerful illustration of our equality in Christ.Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?Faith in Christ, not skin color, is the biblical standard for choosing a spouse.Interracial marriage is not a matter of right or wrong but of wisdom, discernment, and prayer.Make a promise to me before the Lord, the God of heaven and earth.
A similar principle of spiritual purity is laid out in the New Testament, but it has nothing to do with race: “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. Just as the Israelites (believers in the one true God) were commanded not to marry idolaters, so Christians (believers in the one true God) are commanded not to marry unbelievers.An interracial couple may face discrimination and ridicule, and they should be prepared to respond to such prejudice in a biblical manner.