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He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally. And this one comes from a young Asian-American woman: “Dear Pastor John, my boyfriend and I are both believers in Christ and have been dating for almost 18 months.We get a surprising number of questions on interracial marriage — and we take them seriously. We love each other very much and really want to get married, however my boyfriend has a conscience struggle because he has been told in the past that interracial marriage is a sin.A colorblind church and/or a Christian interracial marriage can be a powerful illustration of our equality in Christ.Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? The Bible never says that interracial marriage is wrong.Anyone who forbids interracial marriage is doing so without biblical authority.Question: "What does the Bible say about interracial marriage?" Answer: The Old Testament Law commanded the Israelites not to engage in interracial marriage (Deuteronomy 7:3–4).
The Israelites would be led astray from God if they intermarried with idol worshippers, pagans, or heathens.
An interracial couple may face discrimination and ridicule, and they should be prepared to respond to such prejudice in a biblical manner.
“There is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him” (Romans ).
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John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.