Or when the only thing that people ask you about is your relationship status (even though you’re convinced that if it had changed, you would make sure the whole world would know about it). Worshipping the idea of marriage in place of our Creator places an expectation on that relationship to fulfill the deepest need in our hearts — which can only be filled by one person: Jesus. And while I don’t claim to be an expert on the subject, I do know that a heart truly submitted to God desires His heart first and trusts that His love will fulfill all other unmet desires.Our humanity all too often gets in the way of our relationship with Christ and His purpose and plan for our life. I don't know how much longer I will be single, but after trying to take things into my own hands, I now truly believe that whatever He’s got in store is worth fighting for.Our desires over His, our will over His: it's not a frivolous idea, but rather one that we are completely unable to fight through on our own. 1 John says, Our inability to succeed in giving over our heart’s desires to God is not a surprise to Him. ANDREW and THERESA (Pretoria) Debbie (Facilitator of Connecting Christians) says: Andrew is my ex husband and some time ago I invited and encouraged him to join Connecting Christians - as he was on his own and not enjoying single life. ) STEPHEN and NICOLA (Cape Town) ALEX and CLARETTE (Gauteng) DAVE and KERYN (Gauteng) KEITH and SHIRLEY (KZN) ANDRE and ALTHEA (Cape Town) ROBERT and ROBYN (Cape Town) ANDREW and ANEL (Gauteng) DAVE and ELZA (Cape Town) JIMOH and YOLANDE (Gauteng) LARRY and MICKEY (Eastern Cape) GABRIEL and BRONNIE (Cape Town) RUDOLF and ELDENE (Cape Town) KOBUS and CLAIRE (KZN) GEOFF and ANNETTE (Cape Town) DONALD and MAGDA (Eastern Cape) HENRY and MAGGIE (Louis Trichardt) DEREK and DESRAY (Gauteng) TONY and DONNA - (KZN) CRAIG and DOREEN (Gauteng) JACOBUS and TRACY (Western Cape) ANDREW and SHARON (Gauteng) CLINTON and SONIA (Cape Town) HERITAGE and TELANI (Gauteng) JOHN and MARGARET (Gauteng) CHRIS and DERRY (KZN) RUSS and CHRISTA (Gauteng) GARY and GLYNIS (Gauteng) MARLAN and CHANTEL (Gauteng) TJAART and INGRID (North West Province) DEAN and LYNTHEA (Gauteng) STEVE and SANDRA (Gauteng) BRAD and LUCY (KZN) LOUIS and SANDRA (Cape Town) HENNIE and KIM (Cape Town) ADRIAAN and ELNA (Gauteng) BRIAN and MARIE (KZN) PIERRE and ADRIANA (Cape Town) MARK and SHARLENE (Gauteng) "Believers, do not be teamed or yoked with unbelievers, for what do the people of God have in common with unbelievers" "How can light live with darkness?If your identity is in Christ alone, then your life will automatically come into conflict with your non-believing girlfriend or boyfriend. Proverbs says, Those we build our lives around, the people who are closest to us, are the ones who can either help bring us close to God, or pull us farther away.
Typically, this meant I would slip down the staircase barefoot and creep along the shadows in the hallway.While the first two dates were just awkward encounters that made me feel uncomfortable and probably caused my face to glow red for hours afterwards, the third guy peaked my interest. All my ideas and hopes of leading him to Jesus weren’t realistic.He didn’t want to talk about church or Jesus, and conversations always turned uncomfortable every time I mentioned either.Especially when you watch every one of your friends get married or start a family.Or when you’re invited out with the couples so you can watch the kids.