At the beginning of the year, we like to give ourselves goals or at least a plan to follow. However, we must be on our guard when we set our objectives to make sure not to fall into one of the (rather devious) pitfalls of the enemy.
Seek and Find
Whether at work, school or at church, we are constantly in contact with people of the opposite sex. Sometimes they become close friends. But a platonic friendship between a man and a woman: is that possible?
Most single Christians want to get married; few have received the gift of celibacy. But to make sure you have a strong marriage, you need to commit for the right reasons. Let’s see what the Bible says about it.
Anything we try to build on a bad foundation can only collapse with time and hardships. This is also the case for marriage. So it is better to think about our motivations for getting married before making a commitment before God.
We often envy the successes of others and try to emulate what they did to achieve the same results. It’s not bad, but let’s remember that God has made us all unique and so we all have our own story to write.
Are there idols in your life? We are not talking about small statuettes or personalities you admire, but those modern idols that God hates. Here is a way to identify them and the reason why they are so harmful.
The Holy Spirit is a great help to us in all areas, including the challenges of being single. He is supporting us through his love, joy, peace, and patience, as we saw last week. Now, let us look at five other benefits.
When we give our life to Jesus, when He becomes our Savior and Lord, we become the temple of the Holy Spirit. Which is very advantageous for someone that is single. This week, let’s look at the first 4 benefits.