Over the last few weeks, I’ve been meditating on Paul’s teaching and God’s commandments concerning marriage. As one seeking answers, and also seeking to minister to others like myself who have pondered on this great topic, I desired to know God’s will on the matter. Over 40 days, I chose to study 1 Corinthians 7, and this article will focus on each of the 40 verses, which I believe comprises all that Scripture has to say about getting and staying married, even capturing Jesus’ mind as stated in Matthew 19:3-12.
If I had not prayed beforehand for God to open my eyes, my heart and my mind, I may have allowed myself to remain deceived, only accepting what seems reasonable to me. I’d ask anyone reading to please do the same. Prepare to receive a hard teaching, because it is! Apart from one other teaching of Jesus, which meant that He lost a greater number of His disciples (John 6:51-66) – not mere followers – this is probably the hardest of teachings in the Bible. Be careful that you do not reject it, and go and gather many other teachers (friends, books and pastors) who will tell you what you want to hear (2 Tim 4:3-4)…
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