It’s one of the oldest and most contentious discussions, interracial marriages. Marrying outside of one’s own race angers some people to the point they would kill to protect the ‘purity’ of their own. Just as with other controversial issues, people either twist, misunderstand or cherry pick bible verses to suit their purpose, agenda or desires.
So when both or all sides of an issue are using the bible as their foundation, how do you know which is in harmony with God’s truth?
I’ve officiated several interracial weddings, and this information is a part of my premarital counseling sessions. I want to give ammunition to people to defend their relationships.
Let’s look at some verses used by those who WANT God to say interracial marriage is forbidden…
Deuteronomy 7:1-5 (NKJV)
When the Lord your God brings you into the land which you go to possess, and has cast out many nations before…
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