Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
But as God hath distributed to every man, as the Lord hath called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.
I Corinthians 7:17
Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned; and if a virgin marry she hath not sinned.
Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.
I Corinthians 7:27,28
And I will betroth thee unto me forever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in lovingkindness, and in mercies.
I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I.
I Corinthians 7:8
But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:
But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.
I Corinthians 7:32,33,35
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Nevertheless he that standeth stedfast in his heart, having no necessity, but hath power over his own will, and hath so decreed in his heart that he will keep his virgin, doeth well.
I Corinthians 7:37
Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.
And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
II Peter 1:6-8
But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
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