Dating a man of a different race
Moses was married to a Cushite (Ethiopian) woman (Numbers 12:1-16), and God was angry with Aaron and Miriam for criticizing that marriage.
The Hebrews were forbidden to marry Canaanites and other pagan peoples (Exodus -16; Deuteronomy 7:1-3).
Do I get a gold star for creating the possibility of bringing biracial children into the world?
I believe with my whole heart that race and ethnicity are a good gift from our generous God—and that includes races, not just those that are the minority.
At the end, Jesus tells us, " You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.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.But from my experience and from stories of my peers, there is as much desire for racial justice and reconciliation as there is unhelpful idolizing and fetishizing of interracial relationships and biracial friends.
Below are four truths we need to understand about IRRs.
God isn’t more pleased with me than others because I’m in an IRR.