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Often they will argue that marriage with foreigners (implying people both of different culture and color) was prohibited throughout the Old Testament.

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In fact, in the Old Testament provisions were made for Gentiles to convert to Judaism (cf. One should also remember both Rahab and Ruth, Gentile women of faith; they were both accepted into the community of believers (they are even in the genealogical line of Jesus! “But,” someone may say, "the New Testament prohibits being unequally yoked.

Therefore, people of different races shouldn't marry." The passage being referred to here is 2 Corinthians f.

May we have this same desire, eschewing all forms of racism and ungodly prejudice.

For anyone considering marrying a person with different skin color or from a different culture, there are consequences that must be taken into consideration.

In fact, if you think about it, many forms we fill out give us the option to note whether we are “Black,” “White,” “Hispanic,” “Asian,” and “Other.” I guess that if you are the child of an interracial marriage (and therefore, multiracial), you are “Other” (a strange way to label people).

Thirdly, people from differing cultures have unusual differences to overcome.

The prophets of the Old Testament longed for the time when both Gentiles and Jews would stream unto the Lord, when the Messiah would be a light unto the Gentiles as well as the Jews, when God would pour out his Spirit on all peoples (cf.

Psalm 2:7-8; -28; Isaiah 2:1ff.; 42:6; 49:6; Joel ff.) These hopes and promises have been fulfilled in Christ Jesus.

The beauty of God's judgment is that he is “no respecter of persons” (Acts ), and thus we are to judge the same way (1 Timothy ; James ).

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