Bible study for christian dating
Many in that culture thought that satisfaction in life comes through gratifying sensual lusts.
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.
Even some who were married concluded that it was more spiritual to abstain from sexual relations in marriage.
But beyond that, how do you know whom God wants you to marry? How can you know God’s will on this important decision?
It’s one thing to be martyred for your faith as a single person.
But it’s much more difficult to be imprisoned or face martyrdom if you’re married, both for you and for your family.
If you sense God’s call to be a missionary to a part of the world where you may likely suffer persecution or severe hardship for the sake of the gospel, you should consider remaining single.
Or, if you have a ministry that requires long periods of travel, it might create such a strain on your family that it would be better not to get married.