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Christians must think about marriage as God thinks about each one of us.
When the prophet Samuel went to anoint the next king of Israel, he thought the oldest of Jesse’s sons was the obvious choice due to his outward appearance.
” Despite some Christians’ incorrect application of passages such as , which has nothing to do with marriage but only the dispersion of nations over the earth, the Bible does not prohibit marriage between people groups.
However, within different people groups, certain mixes in marriage are frowned upon, to the point of some exhibiting great prejudice and carrying out severe persecution against such couples.
Even in the American church, mixes of dark- and light-skinned couples in marriage are commonly frowned upon.
Reasons for such prejudice include cultural differences, skin “color,” and class.
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The principle in , certainly applies to a marriage: “Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. Thus the only form of interracial marriage the Bible talks and warns about is marriage between a Christian and a non-Christian.
For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? Even the Israelites were told not to marry the pagan Canaanites.
However, we read in 1 Samuel 16:7, “But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him.
For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart’” (NKJV).
God doesn’t look at our outward biological appearance; He looks on our inward spiritual state.