Whether in business or relationships Christians are not to be unequally yoked with unbelievers.Starting a business with an unbeliever can put Christians in a terrible situation.Or should she obey and break her own heart in the process? She broke up with Joseph and left for college in tears. But she knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that she’d done the right thing.This is a fairly common scenario—A Christian dates a non-Christian. The Christian must make a choice: go through the pain of a breakup, or be “unequally yoked” with an unbeliever.The weaker or shorter ox would walk more slowly than the taller, stronger one, causing the load to go around in circles.
A couple months after that, Emily stopped going to church.He discouraged them from being in an unequal partnership with unbelievers because believers and unbelievers are opposites, just as light and darkness are opposites.They simply have nothing in common, just as Christ has nothing in common with “Belial,” a Hebrew word meaning “worthlessness” (verse 15). The idea is that the pagan, wicked, unbelieving world is governed by the principles of Satan and that Christians should be separate from that wicked world, just as Christ was separate from all the methods, purposes, and plans of Satan.It can cause Christians to compromise, there will be disagreements, etc. You can easily be led astray and hinder your relationship with Christ.Don’t think that you will get married and you will change them because that rarely happens and it will most likely cause more problems.