One of the most important factors to be considered in choosing a marriage partner is whether or not that person is a faithful child of God. Through the years several studies have been conducted which tracked the results when chosen mates were Christians and when they were not. Statistics reported from two churches of Christ prove the point:
B Street church of Christ, Miami OK -Christian to non-Christian 79 marriages 57 left faith 25 divorced 22 faithful -Christian to Christian 64 marriages 5 left faith 2 divorced 59 faithful
Bridges Street church of Christ, Wynne AR -Christian to non-Christian 76 marriages 61 left faith 23 divorced 15 faithful -Christian to Christian 28 marriages 4 left faith 4 divorced 24 faithful
Common sense, practical experience, and the important principles taught in the word of God all point to the importance of Christians marrying Christians. Think! ...