My boyfriend and I are (bibically) divorced. He is baptist (I presby...but learning and appreciating his religion). Scripturally the father has authority over his virgin daughter. My father and I don't have a 'realationship'...a very shallow one (recently I hadn't talked or seen him for 6 yrs--another story). My boyfriend says that makes no difference.....at any rate...I introduced him to my father and he really liked him...invited him back (twice). About a week later I get a phonecall from my stepmom and said my dad wanted to talk to me....I went and he informs me that he is prejudice (my boyfriend is a different nationality). Dad told me to 'do what I want.....just don't bring him back there'. So, our realtionship (which has been the best thing that has happened to either of us--to make a long story short) is on 'hold.' It's quite painful.....we both desire God's will and His will ONLY. My question....at 43 yrs of age and the fact that my father gave me away already..and the fact that he likes this man--agrees he can provide and protect me -- but he's prejudice to his nationality...and that I'm no longer his 'virgin daughter'....are we bound to that scripture? Also...my mother is a born again Christian (not positive about my Dad--without being judgmental)and she is grieving over the fact that we may not be together (my mom and dad are divorced and have been for 25 yrs). My sisters (one is a christian one is not) are very upset with my dad and his stand on this. For several reasons we have no doubt that God has brought us together and has been with us this far (many many wierd circumstances). We both know the works of satan...so we are discerning what it is....Satan tempted Jesus in the desert with scripture,..is that happening here? Any imput would help. Thanks in advance.....God BLess!