According to the scriptures, relationships are very important, and faith does matter.
After all, faith lays the foundation for your world-views, and world-views will control how you see and respond to the world, and that includes relationships.
The Bible (and Jewish tradition) did allow for marriage between a believer and outsider, but only if the outsider converted. Otherwise, they were (and still are) commanded not to marry non-Christians/unbelievers.
It is important to keep in mind that when a believer marries a non-believer, it can lead the Christian astray.
I care so much for the youth in my church, and I do not want the youth thinking that [her relationship] is OK.
I also, of course, don't want her to be yoked with an unbeliever.
Unless you go to a Christian school where you only meet devout Christian teens, it is likely that you will have friends that are non-Christians.
Baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and teach them to do everything I have told you.Non-Christians do not always live by Biblical standards, so the dating relationship can be big on temptations for the Christian.The different way of living and differing values can also be a difficult hurdle for interfaith couples.So what does the Bible say about dating or marrying an unbeliever?First, for a historical perspective, let’s look at the Old Testament for a moment.I have a friend who has been dating a non-Christian.