Christians have been commanded not to marry people who are not Christians: 2 Corinthians 6:14. True or false?
The above Scripture (bold type) is God's commandment to the Christian followers of Christ who have been told not to marry outside of their faith.
However, there are some who have deliberately misconstrued and misrepresented the following Scripture with total disregard for the aforementioned:-
2 Corinthians 7:10-14 Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband. But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And a husband is not to divorce his wife. But to the rest I, not the Lord, say: If any brother has a wife who does not believe, and she is willing to live with him, let him not divorce her. And a woman who has a husband who does not believe, if he is willing to live with her, let her not divorce him. For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband; otherwise your children would be unclean, but now they are holy.
Presupposing that you have observed the rule in 2 Corinthians 6:14 then 1 Corinthians 7:10-14 shouldn't even be relevant at all.
Because the latter is a HYPOTHETICAL situation, which only arises as a contingency for those who have disregarded God's commandment that "Christians should never marry people who are not Christian".
Presupposing that one has obeyed God's first commandment (2 Corinthians 6:14) then the contingency situation of 1 Corinthians 7:10-14 should never be an issue at all.
True or false?