And what better way to do that than to actually date someone who is a different race? If heaven is going to be a great multitude of people from every nation, tribe, people, and language worshiping together (Revelation 7:9), and if we are to be praying for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in heaven (Matthew ), then there should be some element of being with people different than us here in this lifetime.
There is a lot to be learned and gained from having deep cross-cultural relationships.
The reason was because those people worshipped idols, not because of race; the Hebrews, Amorites, Canaanites, etc. The apostle Paul encouraged Christians not to marry unbelievers (2 Corinthians ), but here again, the reason was religious, not racial.
There are a few incidental mentions of race in the Bible (e.g., that Ethiopian's skin was different, Jeremiah ), but there is nothing saying one race is superior to another.
Deciding to enter an IRR doesn’t change prejudice in your heart.
You will definitely bump up against and wrestle with your own stereotypes and racist mentalities throughout your relationship, but it takes more than a change in your relationship status to change your misperceptions and biases.
So I would rather stick to a partner who shares the same beliefs as me.”Karin: “What's the difference?
You date someone for his general appeal, his intelligence and in the hope of finding a beautiful soul. ”Quanita: “I think it's a good question & although it doesn't seem like a big issue, believe me somewhere down the line your cultures will clash and someone has to give in.