How to live with an unbelieving spouse

unbelieving spouseI am married to an unbelieving spouse. I often struggle over our differences, but I remain committed to our marriage hoping the Lord will bring my spouse to faith one day. In the meantime, what does the Bible say about how I should approach my marriage? How do I live my faith while honoring my marriage?

Living with an unbelieving spouse is a challenge. Often it means a marriage with different goals, driven by your faith and your spouse’s ignorance of biblical truth. These challenges can be very difficult and cause significant stress in a marriage (in addition to the “normal” stresses every marriage encounters). Nevertheless, the believer is called to live in union with their spouse despite these differences, and the Bible offers abundant advice to the believer for how to approach the situation. Continue reading