To say this is not to deprecate marriage, which both Paul and other biblical writers esteem as God’s good gift (1 Tim. Paul is quick to add that a person who marries at such a time has not sinned ().But the married person will have more trouble (the Greek word means “pressure”), and Paul is trying to spare him.Being in a relationship has brought joyful laughter and made happy memories; however, there will always be challenges to face and lessons to learn—especially when you’re in a relationship with someone who lives 4 hours away. Here are several lessons I have learned (with God’s help! There have been occasions when we’ve been talking on the phone and I may or may not start talking too much (I can be a talkative girl – what can I say! That being said, the most important piece of communicating with each other is to listen to each other’s thoughts and perspectives.I have learned a lot about Scott as well as changed my way of thinking in certain situations because of listening to what he has to share.During a long distance relationship, we have faced some challenges and learned lessons along the way. We believe God has His hand on our relationship and is in control of what our future holds. From where I was standing, it looked like she had the perfect life. Whenever anyone asked how she was doing, she’d boom: Oh, I’m great. As I studied those little hands and feet, I was struck by ...Read more Theres something special about friendship.
She didn’t notice the hour growing late as she continued to pray.
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.
An owl in a nearby tree awoke and in a low voice said, “Who-oo!
” 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.
You dont get to choose your relatives or where you were born or under what circumstances—but you get to choose your friends.