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(Genesis 2:18-20 MSG) God said, "It's not good for the Man to be alone; I'll make him a helper, a companion." So God formed from the dirt of the ground all the animals of the field and all the birds of the air. He brought them to the Man to see what he would name them. Whatever the Man called each living creature, that was its name. The Man named the cattle, named the birds of the air, named the wild animals; but he didn't find a suitable companion.
Step One: Identify what’s clouding your life.
(Luke 11:34-36 NIV) Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eyes are healthy, your whole body also is full of light. But when they are unhealthy, your body also is full of darkness. See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness. Therefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be just as full of light as when a lamp shines its light on you.”
Step Two: Remove what’s clouding your life.
1. Accept the personal work of Jesus Christ.
2. Pursue a life of purity.
3. Identify God’s purpose for your life.
4. Let go of your past.
Step Three: Look for a spouse by asking the right questions.
(Proverbs 18:22 NIV) He who finds a wife/husband finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.
1. Chemistry: Is this a life long attraction?
(Proverbs 12:4 MSG) A hearty wife invigorates her husband, but a frigid woman is cancer in the bones.
2. Character: Is their a natural friendship?
(Genesis 2:18) The LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him."
3. Christ-likeness: Is our future, faith, & purpose compatible?
(Genesis 2:21-23 MSG) God then used the rib that he had taken from the Man to make Woman and presented her to the Man. The Man said, "Finally! Bone of my bone, flesh of my flesh! Name her Woman for she was made from Man." Therefore a man leaves his father and mother and embraces his wife. They become one flesh.
Step Four: Risk it all.
(1 Corinthians 7:8-9 MSG) I do, though, tell the unmarried and widows that singleness might well be the best thing for them, as it has been for me. But if they can't manage their desires and emotions, they should by all means go ahead and get married. The difficulties of marriage are preferable by far to a sexually tortured life as a single.