Am I Still Unequally Yoked
Can anyone answer this for me? If I became a Christian after I was married and my husband is not, are we still unequaly yolked?
Moderator - Yes, however you are to live you life in Christ in such a way as to win your husband to the Lord.
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---angea8365 on 10/16/06
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Yes you are but check this out. Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands: that if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives, While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with far. 1 Pet 3:1,2. I got saved after marriage and lived as holy as I could with kindness and love in my mouth. Hubby is now savved!!
---Mikki on 4/18/08|
Living as a GOOD christian exammple and lifestyle is easy, when they don't see you every hour of the day, However, when they see you 24/7, The test gets harder.
However, Philipians 4:13, Romans 8:26-28, enables us to do it.
Some Great books: Men from Mars, Women From Venus, For Women Only by Shaunti Feldham, and "Unequally Yoked"
---timoth8496 on 4/17/08|
Moderator gave you the exact biblical answer.
---mima on 4/17/08|
I agree with Moderator. Yes you are. Pray for your husband to get saved. There is a scripture in the book of Acts in the bible that says, You shall be saved, you and your household. Believe God to save your husband. Pray every single day for his salvation. Loose the Holy Spirit of conviction upon him. The Bible says, "When He comes (talking about the Holy Spirit) HE will convict the world of sin." Loose the Holy Spirit of conviction upon your husband daily. Pray for his salvation every day.
---Donna9759 on 7/31/07|
You are unequally yoked by circumstances, not from choice. God knows this. This is not disobedience on your part as it would have been if you had been a Christian before marriage and married a non-Christian.
---emg on 10/22/06|
Ryan gave a better one.
---Jack on 10/16/06|
Yes, you are unequally yoked. But, you are still married in God's eyes.
---Susie on 10/16/06|
Read I Corinthians 7, this will answer your question.
---Ryan on 10/16/06|
Don't see this "unequally yoked" thing as anything but an opportunity to win your husband to Christ. You aren't in disobedience to Him if you made a decision to accept the Lord after you were married. Stay married and lead a life that is an example to your husband. That is the right thing to do at this point.
---Crystal on 10/16/06|