We no longer participate in our old, sinful lifestyles.
Dating someone equally yoked
Before you engage with someone, there is always signs that this person is crazy, a stalker, controlling, abusive, wants to use you for what you have, or does not have your same morale and values.
The key is to weed out these men before you get invested. He was a nice person, but I knew it would not work.
In biblical times, a yoke was a harness that was put on a pair of animals in order for them to walk and pull a heavy load together.
Do you think that a grown, average size ox would want to be harnessed to a calf? Most likely, the grown ox would end up dragging the calf.
"Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers.
For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? " 2 Corinthians We're not talking about eggs here, obviously.
They would not be working equally, and both of them would be uncomfortable.
That statement can easily be related to the dating world today.
The great commission is no excuse to date someone who is on a completely different spiritual level than you or someone who has no relationship with Christ at all.