So the concept Paul teaches us is that a believer must not become yoked together with someone who does not agree with the believer's perspective of God, faith, godliness and obedience to Christ.
If we become bound with an unbeliever in a solemn agreement (i.e., a marriage covenant), then we are unequally yoked and likely to be pulled astray from an obedient walk with Christ.
While I struggled to make sense of these dreams, I sensed the Holy Spirit prompting me that the relationship was wrong.
Even as I spent more time with Duncan, the Holy Spirit would tell me time and again that I deserved someone who knows God personally and intimately.
If the oxen team were imbalanced - if one ox were stronger or larger than the other - then the team couldn't pull with equal power.
The oxen team would eventually go astray, leaving the straight rows and meandering off course.
Day by day, we became closer and we started hanging out exclusively.
I shared my troubles at work with him and I enjoyed his company as he listened to me.
The Greek word translated into bound is heterozugeo, which literally means to be yoked together in a single team.I knew that Duncan was not a believer but I couldn’t care less.I knew 2 Corinthians well: “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. Despite knowing what God had said through Paul in the Bible, my stubborn heart chose its own way.We had different perspectives on the world and had opposing views on many issues.We disagreed on issues such as homosexuality—Duncan believed that some people are born to be gay and should be given the free will to love. God had finally given me the courage to end my relationship with *Duncan, a non-believer.