But the married person will have more trouble (the Greek word means “pressure”), and Paul is trying to spare him.
Many missionaries send their young children away to boarding schools.
But I believe that if God is calling me to be a missionary and a father, then my children should stay with me on the mission field.
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.
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.This advice applies to every Christian, single or married, of course. Since the singles among us have had to listen to me talk about the family for the past couple of months, I thought we owed them a message that addresses many of their more direct concerns.I want to develop three thoughts: While marriage is God’s normal design for most people, He has gifted some to remain single so that they can serve Him without the encumbrances that necessarily go along with marriage.In such a time, it’s easier to be single than married.It’s one thing to be martyred for your faith as a single person.Many Christians put pressure on singles, especially those getting along in years, to get married.