Scripture on dating other races


Segregationists know even less about geography than they do about the Bible.Concerning the curse placed on the descendants of Canaan, Matthew Henry said, "though the Canaanites were a formidable people, yet they were of old an accursed people, and doomed to ruin. One time, when preaching on this subject, an individual asked, "Would you want your children to marry one from another race? I would prefer my sons to marry a pretty girl instead of an ugly one.Solomon did marry foreign wives, but his sin was that he married women from the "seven nations" God had prohibited anyone in Israel from marrying.

They need to read Deuteronomy -14 where instructions are given on how to marry female war prisoners -- women taken from among the enemies of God's people.

After the death of Zipporah the Midianite, Moses married a foreign woman.

Again, you will notice the sin was not in simply marrying foreigners, but in marrying people from the "seven nations" God had prohibited them from intermarrying with.

Those who teach it is sinful for a Christian to marry an unbeliever almost always pull these same verses out of context to support their position.

For they will turn your sons away from following Me, to serve other gods; so the anger of the Lord will be aroused against you and destroy you suddenly." Instead of "proving" the Israelites could not marry any foreigner, this passage proves just the opposite!