10 Bible Verses To Encourage Single Women
Being Single can be hard sometimes, especially if you feel lonely and hopeless. And oftentimes it’s easy to grow weary in the wait, but God wants you to remain patient. Because even in your singleness, He has a plan and a purpose for you. Here are 10 Bible Verses to encourage Single Women.
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1. 1 Corinthians 7:8/7:34
Now to the unbelievers and widows I say: It is good for them to stay unmarried as I do.
…An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord’s affairs; Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit…
I chose this verse to be the first of our 10Bible Verses to encourage single women because I want to encourage you to see singleness from Paul’s perspective. In this beautiful season, you have the potential to focus on God and his work.
Don’t waste the time you have available to wait for ‘The One’ and instead use your undivided devotion to honor him with your life.
2. 2 Corinthians 6:14
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
The reason why Single Christians are urged not to form a binding relationship with unbelievers is that their faith may be compromised by their partners’ lifestyle. As a single woman, you are called to ‘guard your heart’ so that you may stay on the right path and not be misled by your feelings.
3. 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.”
A lot of times as a single Christian woman you are made to feel ashamed whenever you express your desire to be married. People will say “be content in your singleness, not everybody is meant to get married.”
While I agree that peace and contentment in singleness should be a focus of your spiritual growth, I also want you to know that the desire to have a godly marriage is a good thing. It’s a God-given desire! He, himself decided that men and women shall marry.
So, I encourage you to seek God in prayer whenever you feel weak and ask him to fill you up with his presence and a job that surpasses all understanding.
4. Song of Solomon: 2:7/ 3:5/ 8:4
Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.
Now we all know that whenever something is repeated in the Bible it should be paid special attention to. This verse is repeated 3 times throughout the book of Song of Songs.
As women, our emotions sometimes overpower our logic and reasoning. Unfortunately, these same emotions can be misleading or even vanish after a while. As a single Christian woman, you should make sure that you are not guided by infatuation but love. And even more, so that you don’t hurry into a romantic relationship, without the commitment necessary to make it last.
5. Matthew 6:33
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Believe it or not, your main focus during your single season should not be “How to get a man” but how to draw closer to God. Abiding in God’s presence, delighting in his law and trusting in his promises will help you receive God’s best for your life.
Bible Verses To Encourage Single Women
6. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
There is a season for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:
No matter how much you may despise this season of singleness, fact is God thinks it is necessary! He might be teaching you an important lesson you will need for marriage, or it might just simply not be the right time. God has a plan, all you need to do is start the work.
7. Proverbs 31:30
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
And if you really want to prepare yourself to be found by your future husband. Then start working on characteristics that define a godly woman. Fear the Lord, care for others and be wise in your season of singleness.
8. Psalm 84:11
For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
Our God is a good God, that has the best in mind for you. And even though he does not promise to give us everything, he will give us what we need to do his work.
9. Romans 12:1
Therefore I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God.
Yep, I’m going there. Our bodies are the temple of the holy spirit and therefore should be kept pure. Strive to obey God, by laying aside your sexual desires and instead adapt godly desires that will honor him.
10. Luke 1:42
Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I I love you, I will give people in exchange for you, nations in exchange for you.
Beloved (yes this is what God calls you)! Remember that your identity in Christ is not found in your relationship status. And if you think it is, then you might need to learn how to love yourself first, before looking for a godly marriage.
God loves you too much to let you marry someone that that doesn’t know how precious you are to him. Rest assured that he will send you a good man when the time is right. But until then don’t let anyone that doesn’t know your value, determine your worth.
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