You’re probably asking, “God, Why Am I Still Single?” There could be a number of reasons as to why you’re still single. It could be because it’s not the right time, preparation is still taking place, there are things both parties need to do first and so many more reasons. Today, I’d like to deal with one of the reasons you may still be single and waiting.
Lately, I’ve been noticing that a lot of men and a lot of women are questioning God. Many blame God for being single for so long. I started delving deeper into this and wondered was it really God or is it us? There are so many people in the dating world who are so picky. They have their list and many aren’t willing to get to know someone because of this and other reasons. Even from my own dating experience, many men didn’t give me a chance because I didn’t look like who they had in their heads. That’s OK because God had the right one for me. Now, let’s take a look at that for a moment…
You’re The Reason Why You’re Still Single
Has God been sending you someone but you’ve turned them away because they didn’t fit what you thought or imagined. Let’s take a moment to read a story of one man who had his own thoughts of how he should be saved…
A terrible storm came into a town. Local officials sent an emergency warning that the riverbanks would soon overflow and flood the nearby homes. They ordered everyone in the town to evacuate. A faithful Christian man heard the warning & decided to stay, saying to himself, “I will trust God. If I'm in danger, then God will send a divine miracle to save me.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The neighbors came by his house and said to him, “We’re leaving! There is room for you in our car, please come with us!” But the man declined. “I have faith that God will save me.” As the man stood on his porch watching the water rise up the steps, a man in a canoe paddled by and called to him, “Hurry & come into my canoe, the waters are rising quickly!” But the man again said, “No thanks, God will save me.”
The floodwaters rose higher pouring water into his living room & the man had to retreat to the second floor. A police motorboat came by & saw him at the window. “We will come up and rescue you!” they shouted. But the man refused, waving them off saying, “Use your time to save someone else! I have faith that God will save me!”
The flood waters rose higher & higher & the man had to climb up to his rooftop. A helicopter spotted him & dropped a rope ladder. A rescue officer came down the ladder & pleaded with the man, "Grab my hand. I will pull you up!" But the man STILL refused, folding his arms tightly to his body. “No thank you! God will save me!”
Shortly after, the house broke up. The floodwaters swept the man away. He drowned. When in Heaven, the man stood before God and asked, “I put all of my faith in You. Why didn’t You come & save me?”
God said, “Son, I sent you a warning. I sent you a car. I sent you a canoe. I sent you a motorboat. I sent you a helicopter. What more were you looking for?
It’s a hard truth but maybe God has sent the one but you keep saying, “No, that’s not the one. God, send Him this way and like this.” Maybe you felt they were not packaged the way you wanted. Maybe they didn’t look like the way you wanted as far as weight is concerned. All I’m saying is sometimes it is us. Some times we are the reason why we are still single. There are times when God sends the very thing we ask for but we turn it down.
Don’t worry if this is you. God always gives second chances. Just notice this reason and make a change. Very soon you won’t be asking, “God, Why Am I Still Single?” #yourenext