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I had two objectives: I wanted the gospel to illumine her decision to end the relationship and also to enrich her perspective on what it will look like to one day accept a man's proposal for marriage.Starting with the first, I affirmed that it is possible for Catholics to be born-again Christians who love Jesus and genuinely seek to serve him.We met in the Christian Friends section of your site and after 7 months to the day, we got engaged.“For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” The span of their affection across the contentious divide of warring Montagues and Capulets has inspired hearts for centuries. And it's not very long into this consideration before Paul's words in 2 Corinthians arise, his memorable statement about “not being unequally yoked with unbelievers.” Indeed, this principle is part of Relationship Building 101: For “what partnership has light with darkness?
“This mystery [of marriage] is profound, and I'm saying that it refers to Christ and his church,” Paul said (Eph. As my former colleague Kent Hughes occasionally preached, “Our calling to represent Christ in the world, particularly as husband and wife, is only life and death. Nothing less.” Such was the sobering backdrop for my counseling meeting the following day.To the extent that the Catholic man recognizes the authority and revelation of Christ to be in and from the institution of the Catholic Church without reference to Scripture, their yoke is uneven. The bar must be higher than simply finding a “Christian man” (this is when I imagine that I am talking to my daughter and become animated).I told Ann, “You want a guy who is a man of the Word, who is captivated by the triune God.Ann's situation turned out to be simpler than most. ” Apparently, the man whom Ann was dating didn't understand why their relationship was terminal.Precisely because of the biblical admonition expressed in 2 Corinthians 6, she had already broken up with her Catholic boyfriend. Ann wanted advice from me on how to give an answer for the nuptial hope within her.