I was a wife and a mother. But most single women as well as women with spouses actually enjoy their solitude. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. This song reminds you that you already have the inner strength and determination to accomplish your dreams. Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the Lord! As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
And I am complete just the way I am. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. In fact, being single can be a rewarding experience on many different levels. For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them. No one to bother you, no responsibilities, no one to answer to, you can do whatever you like, whenever you like, with whomever you like. Blessed are you, O Lord; teach me your statutes! All day long they injure my cause; all their thoughts are against me for evil.
Abide in me, and I in you. According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a. In you, O Lord, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame; in your righteousness deliver me! I get to be who I am and do what I want and be with the people I love. Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast in that day.
Who has wrapped up the waters in a garment? I'm loving it at the moment. And wherever they do not receive you, when you leave that town shake off the dust from your feet as a testimony against them. Now I enjoy just being able to concentrate on my children and my work and myself. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel,. For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. As a lily among brambles, so is my love among the young women. The poor use entreaties, but the rich answer roughly. Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. I don't feel like I need to do that again.
You have to learn your value and cherish it. Still waiting for that miracle. The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. And whatever house you enter, stay there, and from there depart. Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy! Do you think that being without a relationship is the end of the world? I couldn't have lived alone before.
Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away. But that won't mean I'll be single for the rest of my life - I hope. Into your hand I commit my spirit; you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. One basket had very good figs, like first-ripe figs, but the other basket had very bad figs, so bad that they could not be eaten. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world.
And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold. For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Who has ascended to heaven and come down? Everywhere you look there is someone in love, in a relationship, dating, getting married, and you? Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life. For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does.
For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. The man declares, I am weary, O God; I am weary, O God, and worn out. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. You should stop listening to the negative people in your life and start listening to this song instead. I'd just phone my mother and have her come over for some coffee and diaper changing. For most people it's the dessert - desirable, but no longer the main course.
Know then in your heart that, as a man disciplines his son, the Lord your God disciplines you. This song can empower you to fully believe in your authentic and single self. But many who are first will be last, and the last first. Come to the wedding feast. I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. I will strike them with the pestilence and disinherit them, and I will make of you a nation greater and mightier than they.