In this post I talked about the unfortunate experiences of some believers who ‘heard’ God tell them who to marry but it never came to pass. Those experiences have caused some to take the stance that God cannot and will not tell you who to marry. But as I mentioned in the post God can and will tell you who to marry , that stance is an extreme that hurts the wonderful testimonies of those who were divinely led to meet their spouses.
I have decided to bring a testimony which I came across online and which I found very inspiring. For two reasons. One, it is a wonderful testimony, reflecting my personal beliefs, and second, these people’s lives are centered around the pursuit of God, a topic I’m very passionate about.
Disclaimer: These people are ministers. I haven’t followed their ministry, though I agree with their Statement of Faith. I just stumbled on the testimony. But their site doesn’t have much on it, so I have glanced through the various topics found there, and I don’t have reservations recommending their testimony. In this age of rampant false teachings, I constantly find it difficult recommending ministries, for fear that I might be the cause of someone finally embracing falsehood.
I pray the link remains available for a long time to come. Here it is The Match Maker.
Most times on social media, I feel oppressed by the kind of relationship advice I see dished out to Singles. I feel so because I do believe much of it factors God out of the equation and also puts the Single in a place of stress. Stress because there are so many of those advice, some even contradictory, which can be very confusing.
The advice Christian Singles should be given should be one that is godly, so they don’t behave like the guy in this funny short story.
God is concerned about us, including our need for companionship. We can’t go about that area of our lives as if it is all up to us. We can have his help and his guidance.
The testimony linked in this post is an example of being led by God to your mate. It is the testimony of a life that is lived for God, in total obedience and trust, willing to forego man’s opinion and accept God’s direction.
Not every single who gets inspired by the testimony would get their mate the exact way as these individuals did. But the testimony does show that the Christian Single can trust God to write their love story; that the Christian Single can choose to give up the world’s formula of finding a mate, and choose to be led of God; that the Christian Single can make living for God a whole of their lives, not just a part. That marriage is as much a life lived for God as is any other christian duty. It’s all woven together, not compartmentalized.
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