Not Yet Married: The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating

3.6
Life Is Never Mainly about Love and Marriage. So Learn to Live and Date for More.

any of you grew up assuming that marriage would meet all of your needs and unlock God 's purposes for you. But God has far more planned for you than your future marriage. Not Yet Married is not about waiting quietly in the corner of he world for God to bring you " the one, " but about inspiring you to live and date for more stil.

If you follow Jesus, the search for a spouse is no longer a pursuit of the perfect person, but a pursuit of more of God. He will likely write a love story for you different than he one you would rite for yourself, but that 's because he loves you and knows how to publis a better story. This ook was written to help you find real hope, goodness, and purpose in your not-yet-married life.
Year of the Publication
Available Languages
Series
Number of Pages
208
Publication Date
Published June 30th 2017 by Crossway Books (first published June 7th 2017

Public Commentary

Post a Comment
You should sign in to post a comment
rated it

Indee it was a well-balanced and honest effort to not portray singleness/not-yet-married as a curse, or as a gift ( that many wish came with a return receipt), or as " junior varsity Christians ", but as fallen sinners redeemed through Christ who are pursuing God 's glory and fighting for joy just like married, except in different ways.

rated it

I usually stay away from books about dating/marriage because as a single oman in her ate teens, I 'm sick of all the christianese platitudes that well meaning people spout at me.

rated it

( I have not fished this book, so my review is limited to the secon half which covers singleness).

Anothe diverse data pool is necessary for novel of this nature and is unfortunately lacking.Singleness in the Church is such a huge topic with lots of fascinating nuances, yet his book touches nearly none of it.

Where is the chapter on the spiritual gift of singleness?

Where is the chapter on singleness for homosexual Christians?

Where are the chapters on the impact of gender, race and culture?

Where is the chapter on the Church 's ostracization of singleness and emphasis on marriage?

There is o much to talk about, yet Segal always seems to circuitously return complaints about life before marriage and never ventures into anything more dynamic.This book utterly fails in its objective to pursue " joy in singleness ".

Single Christians are a blessing and are blessed, but adly his is much ignored both in his essa and in Christian culture as a whole.

rated it

Having followed Marshall Segal 's articles on singleness and dating for quite some time, I wa a retty good idea of how his book would unfold.

Chapter 15 is filled with wisdom on having accountability during the dating season.

rated it

Whether you are fearful of marriage, idolizing marriage or a little bit of both this book migh expose your fears and idols and point you back to Jesus.

Books with the same Available Languages

The Sweet Life in Paris
Confessions of a Las Vegas Motorcop
Before We Were Strangers
Tombs of Endearment
The Good Husband of Zebra Drive
Bury Your Dead
Organizing Solutions for People With Attention Deficit Disorder: Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized
Tarnished
Dangerous Allies
Dragon's Rescue

Books with the same Categories

The Sweet Life in Paris
Confessions of a Las Vegas Motorcop
Organizing Solutions for People With Attention Deficit Disorder: Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized
The Motivation Hacker
Bloodletting: A Memoir of Secrets, Self-Harm and Survival
Single, Married, Separated, and Life After Divorce
The Blindfold's Eyes: My Journey from Torture to Truth
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Interaction Ritual - Essays on Face-to-Face Behavior
Gestalt Therapy Verbatim

Same Year of the Publication

Christmas at Carnton
Midnight Curse
Little Broken Things
Serenity Avenged
Red Rising: Sons of Ares #3
Life After Legend
The Baker's Secret
Going Zero to Sixty
Kill or be Killed, Vol. 1
City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

About Authors

© Nicole Waggonner