I have 2 responses to this passage. 1. Don’t over spiritualise. Sometimes God just expects us to use the wisdom he has already given us to make decisions. Maybe the things we think are big – in the case of the Corinthians should they marry, not marry – maybe those things are not the big things for God. If you are struggling for breakthrough, maybe God has already given you the wisdom to deal with the problem. 2. Don’t sweat the small stuff. I am not saying the decision to marry is small. It’s just that there was a bigger picture at play – their “present crisis”.
It’s easy to get stuck on the things in our little world and miss the bigger picture of God’s world. A healthy God perspective of my world will alter the way I act in my small world. No one knows how long we have to impact the people around us. We need to take every opportunity to make God’s purpose a priority in our lives.
Father forgive me for the times I put myself before your Kingdom. Help me Lord to get your perspective and help me Father to keep things real. Use me Lord to bless those around me. May I bring Glory to your name today. In Jesus name. Amen
Written by Christine Knight