It’s not a great topic for conversation, for you to simply keep reinforcing the idea that there’s a big problem finding a Christian man, because that starts affecting your thinking. I see it on the faces of single women so often—the look that says, "Oh, poor me, I’m a good Christian woman, but where are the Christian men? It’s another thing to let that reality control and depress you.
I have discovered that often when I’m having difficulty accepting some situation, it goes back to my lack of trust in the sovereignty of God.
Set boundaries, explain them thoroughly, and expect them to be maintained. They leave their kids to themselves in dealing with and developing their relationships.
And he has many ways to do that; he’s not limited to one method. We think: Lord, I must have a Christian man in my life. I receive many letters from women asking me to pray that God will send them Christian husbands.How Parents Let Their Kids Go Too Far, Too Fast, Too Soon This is the final article in a series about the mistakes that parents often make in allowing their children to date too seriously too soon. That’s not to say they won’t fight temptation—but at least they will it, and with your help and coaching, they will have victory over it.When I was younger, I had to learn that although I was attracted to older men, they never wanted to plan anything.This was not because they were being irresponsible, but it was because they already felt working from 9 a.m. was too scheduled and they wanted everything else to be on a whim.They don’t get below the surface in the growth of these friendships.
I could go on, and if you’re a part of almost any kind of Christian community, you probably can too.
A couple of probing questions to ask yourself to keep from this is: What is your first thought when you see or meet a new Christian man? I will not allow myself to look at him as a potential partner."Do you find you are feeling sorry for yourself or commiserating with other single women about the shortage of men?
I frequently hear talk like this among single women.
I recently thought about this when I watched a film about an elderly woman who was on her death bed.
While her daughters stood nearby, she talked in her sleep, dreamt of her youth and murmured about a young man named Harris.
Unfortunately, not everyone comes to grips with their past.