"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 think a guy needs 3 vehicles: A pick-up truck, a dressy car, and a commuter car."
That seems excessive to me. The average city dweller and suburbanite doesn't need all that. I could see how a contractor or tradesman might want a…"
""Point is, you can get a reliable car that's older, and a better value, than that."
When I sold my 10-year-old Toyota Echo hatchback, it was cosmetically near mint and the only thing that it needed was a new battery and…"
"At my parish we are not instructed to do so, but they do. I prefer not to hold hands of strangers personally.
At my wife's parish they don't do it at all. In fact my wife had never heard anything about holding hands during the…"
"My daughter's AC went out after some T/S I found the clutch wan't engaging. I talked to a mechanic who's son is a friend of my older boy and he gave me some tips on how to troubleshoot further. After replacing a $5.00…"
"If the people in Muslim countries were really interested in getting rid of ISIS don't you think they'd do so? We have Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, and Syria all with semi-modern weaponry and with standing armies but I don't see…"