Posts Tagged ‘Believers and nonbelievers’

2 Corinthians 6:14- 7:1 Yoked Together

This pairing is headed for trouble.

Paul’s words, through the Holy Spirit, today speak of two sharing a burden or path in life. Many have used this passage to reference a believer and an non-believer marrying one another. That is not the entirety of his meaning.

Those of us who aren’t farmers have a harder time with the concept of “unequally yoked.” A yoke is an apparatus that binds two animals together to share a job that is too difficult for one animal alone. This works best when the animals are of the same type, general size, temperament and training. The burden of work is equally shared between the two like animals and is easily accomplished. Read more »