4 Reasons God Is Not Taking Away Your Desire for Marriage

Proverbs 16:26

It can be extremely painful when you want to be married but no matter what you try, you remain single. Eventually it’s natural to just ask God to take away your desire for marriage so you no longer need to feel the ache of this unmet longing. So why doesn’t he?

Here are 4 possible reasons God is not taking away your desire for marriage.

3 Reasons God Is Letting You Go Through an Impossible Situation

God didn’t take the thorn away, but God did show Paul that his grace is always sufficient. So one reason God may be allowing you to go through something impossible is to show you the same thing.

When I use the phrase “an impossible situation,” I’m referring to those challenges in life that seem too hard for us to get through. Perhaps you have been given terrible news from the doctor, perhaps you are dealing with a really toxic work environment, or perhaps you have been single for so long you have begun to believe it is impossible to actually meet any single Christians who actually want to please the Lord like you do.