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SINGLE AND CONTENT: Was Paul for Marriage or Singleness In 1 Corinthians 7? Print E-mail
Written by Kevin L. Howard   

Sometimes married folks say to me, "Consider it a blessing that you're not married."  Then they quote Paul in 1 Cor 7:8 "But I say to the unmarried and to widows that it is good for them if they remain even as I."  And sometimes they cite verses 32-33, "One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord…. But one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife."  If all I had were these quotes, I'd believe that neither Paul nor married people are really in favor of marriage—after all, it takes time to love and care for your spouse. 

 

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DO I HAVE TO BE CONTENT BEFORE GOD WILL GIVE ME A SPOUSE? Print E-mail
Written by Kevin L. Howard   

Most single adults have heard someone tell them that they need to be content before God will give them a spouse.  So let's examine this idea in light of Scripture.

 

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