A story is told of a woman approaching 35 without a husband.
Late one afternoon she went into the woods to pray for a husband.
There were problems with immorality even among the members of the Corinthian church.
Apparently, in reaction to the sensuality of the culture, some in the church were saying that all sex is wrong. Perhaps they even pointed to the Apostle Paul as their hero.
But beyond that, how do you know whom God wants you to marry? How can you know God’s will on this important decision?
I’d like to offer some practical advice to those who are single, based on Paul’s advice in 1 Corinthians 7.
” Startled by the sound, the woman looked up and said, “Just anybody, Lord! But, if God wants you to be married, He doesn’t want you married to just anybody.
We all know that the bottom line is that Christians must only marry Christians. What should be your motives if you’re seeking a mate?
He was writing to a church in a pagan, sex-saturated society.Many in that culture thought that satisfaction in life comes through gratifying sensual lusts.