Interracial baptist dating

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).Or, in this case, a consistent interpretation of the Bible.

The Bible teaches us that God wants the best for us: "For I know the plans I have for you — declares the LORD.A more recent example is Bob Jones University, which, up until 2000, disallowed interracial dating because they thought it would be symbolic of an ungodly "blending together." Where did such an interpretation of the Bible come from, and does this mean that God is mad at me for liking smoothies? The aversion to blending together is taken from the story about the Tower of Babel, as described in Genesis 11:1-9.As it goes, at the time, the people of the earth were still unified in their language and race.All those laws were declared unconstitutional by the U. Vague assertions were made that God intended for the races to remain separate.Some verses (Exodus -16, 2 Corinthians , etc.) were quoted in part or otherwise out of context in an attempt to show that God opposed interracial marriage.

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