I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord. 29–35) Within the entirety of this passage, in so many words, Paul seems to be saying that the unmarried should remain unmarried, and he gives two specific reasons why: Paul’s tone is gracious, suggesting that in regard to marriage and singleness, one isn’t bad and the other good, but that both are great.
It’s just that the distractions marriage presents make it difficult for one to be totally devoted in their service and affairs to the Lord.
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.
But a married woman is concerned about the affairs of this world—how she can please her husband.
We cannot afford to cast off our power of choice because we are afraid of the challenge and risks.
Over time, this passage has been interpreted in many different ways.For this world in its present form is passing away. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord’s affairs—how he can please the Lord.But a married man is concerned about the affairs of this world—how he can please his wife—and his interests are divided.” question, but at the same time I believe dating should be intentional.By this I mean it’s possible to be prayerful about how your time is spent, because your time is valuable.