Thursday, March 27, 2008

Dating Jesus: The Single Cure for Loneliness

“You’ll never be satisfied in a relationship until you’re satisfied with Jesus.”

If you’re single, you’ve probably heard the well meaning, albeit superficial-sounding, vague admonition thrown at you usually by seemingly content married people. Great. How in the heck do you find contentment with Jesus when you feel the daily nagging ache for true earthly love—the love that even God said is the better way (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."

Really, I’ve found there’s only one way. Date Jesus. And the reason why married people “insensitively” tell you in so many words to do this, is because they know that marriage doesn’t solve all your longings for intimacy and belonging. They’re trying to give you the hint that, while marriage has it’s advantages and is overall a good thing, it isn’t the end all to loneliness and love hunger. Many have discovered this only after they got married and were still lonely. Now they’re letting you in on the secret: only by dating Jesus will you find what you’re truly searching for.

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rebelleBAP said...

I love this blog girl. This post right here spoke so loudly to my spirit!!

*B* is for God said...

Oh I'm so glad you like!! :-) I really needed a place to share the word, spread the word and let the world know that HE is good! Thanks for dropping by! don't be a stranger :-)