"No, in my opinion, there's nothing wrong with your praying for God's guidance and intervention in sending you a suitable Christian young woman who could potentially be your wife down the road. The choice of a spouse is certainly a major…"
It is an interesting question.
Recently a man of my church, one of the teachers of sunday school, get divorced, his ex-wife wasn't Christian. Then he was telling us not to marry a non-Christian. And then he asked us "Who are…"
"I agree that Faith without deeds is dead. God helps, but I have to work at it too. I don't think that praying out of money for your own ambitions that do not have God is good. For example I think its good to pray for success in Him through many…"
"When Adam was in the garden of Eden, before God created Eve, he (Adam) was perfect, because he didn't sin yet. And because he was perfect, he was 100% husband material, he was ready to be a husband. Maybe God wants to teach you something, or…"
""selfish" isn't the vice I'd be worried about in this context. "Presumption" is. It has been my experience, and I think this is supported by parts of Paul's epistles, that there is value in preparing…"
"I definitely agree with what these guys said.
I praye for a long time for my wife to come along, and it seemed like it wasn't going to happen. So at a certain point, I just put it in God's hands, and lived my life for Him. Not to mention,…"
"Of course not, that is how a believer is to live, friend.
It took me 20 years of prayer; I have the wife the Lord provided me, and now I understand why it seemingly took so long... Our Lord is not in a hurry, he provides the best for us, if we…"
"I think if that is taking over the relationship you have with God i.e. Your praying more for that then praying for a relationship with God, then yes I think it can be selfish. But just by itself I don't think it is selfish we are made to do…"
"Right. Biased judges and criminals create a narrative that doesn't exist. Rational people understand common sense crime prevention and reduction methods. Liberals cry about racism with nothing to back up those charges, as per usual."
"Not a black church in NYC, I'll bet. Or any place where a stop and frisk policy has been widely implemented.
Nope. Cleveland Ohio. Where they draw a distinct difference between Community policing, and Stop and…"
"As I said before, the CDC report shows three clear factors in dramatically reducing crime. Oddly one done in Massachusettes on drunk driving also correlated to the same thing: Increased patrolling, community outreach, and rolling back last call.…"
"I could meet you there. If you coupled it with an effective community policing program, or as you put it community outreach. But make it maybe a directive, and less a policy. If that even makes sense (can't seem to find the…"