"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…"
"Psalm 37:4 Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.
"He will give you the desires. . ." means two things: (1) He causes you to desire what you desire and (2) He fulfills those desires. The…"
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…"
"Praying for a good Christian wife, if you're a good Christian man that is, would not be selfish as it would answer at least two prayers should it come about. But the second part of the question about material possessions well,…"
"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,…"
"I have to agree with this.
It's all well and good that homeless people are graduating from college, cut the bulk of our population is in the middle. Either toward the bottom middle, only making ends meet with government assistance (food…"
""Nowhere else in the western world takes 39-week-old "fetuses", delivers them sufficiently to preserve the commercially valuable parts and then crushes the non-sellable parts in order to preserve a technical denial of…"
"The unwritten curriculum is just as important as the written curriculum. That unwritten curriculum is the whole reason that many employers do not care WHAT the degree was in, only that the person has a degree.
The unwritten curriculum is powerful."
"You do realize, while it's not the BEST way to do this, jumping through said hoops and all helps to teach the unwritten curriculum which is just as critical. It teaches how to navigate through bureaucratic systems (which are evil, but…"