That is what God’s peace does for us. It grounds us in place so that we can stand upright and fight in battle.
The thing is, our singleness could very well be an act of obedience to God’s expectations for this season or for our lifetime.
"So stand strong, with the belt of truth tied around your waist..." Ephesians 6:14
So don’t give up hope completely my dear friends, because God is out there fighting for you and He’s giving us the armor we need to fight alongside Him. We just need to be willing to accept it!
So what can you do to combat that stigma that surrounds singleness, especially in the church?
Marriage is not inherently more valuable to God than singleness. You can be married or you can be single and either way God loves you and has created a way for you to just be you.
While the “why” behind God’s will and His plan may always burden our single minds, the truth is that we may never fully understand why God has put us in the season of life that we’re in, this side of heaven. The other thing to remember, though, is that the “what” is just as important for us to think about.
We have to allow God to lovingly pick us up from our low place on the floor, dust us off, and breathe His love into us once again because without God, we can’t ever feel real contentment or true happiness.
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Relationships determine the direction and quality of our lives. “Be very careful, then, how you live- not as unwise, but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.” ~ Ephesians 5:15-17 Going into a new year always seems … Continue reading Find Your New Path