Nehemiah 13:26  Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did outlandish women cause to sin.

When God’s people marry those that do not love God, they place themselves on the road to spiritual failure. They decide that they can live what they want without being concerned about what God might want for their lives.

Who we marry has great effect on everything in our lives. If you marry a person that does not love God, they will influence you the same way. Solomon was the wisest man in the Bible, yet his many wives moved his heart from God to idols and demons.

Nehemiah wants to see the people really get their hearts right with God about their marriages. He knows that God’s people will not live for God and serve God if they marry those who do not love God.

Are you dating someone that doesn’t love God? Are you making decisions based on personal opinion or what God would say about who you should marry? Honor God!

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