If he finds a single, he will try to keep that person single. If he finds a church serving Christ as one effectual body, he will introduce cliques to fragment that body and severely weaken its collective power.
Our enemy is all about creating dissension, schisms, cliques and divisions. For the single, the potential threat of them becoming leaders and a powerful force within the church is removed for as long as they remain single.
Nowadays people most prefer flirting online because they are too busy to go on dates and going out with people who are not likely to match them.
Sometimes we don’t even pay any attention to the person who lives next door and stay lonely even though we are surrounded by plenty of people.
What’s wrong with a single going on missions and feeding hungry children in Africa and witnessing to the lost?
There were so many groups and ministries that were specifically tailored for couples, families, children, men’s groups, women’s groups and youth groups, but virtually nothing for singles.
If a man has no necessity, then and only then is he is encouraged by Paul not to marry.
Any man who burns however would not be able to serve God without distraction, precisely the advantage he was supposed to have if God had truly granted him such a gift.
Marrying early, despite no biblical sources to support their premises, is strongly discouraged.
Young women are not urged to marry, but do missions, and if God means for them to have a husband, they’ll find one when the “time is right.” The idea of marriage is then put off indefinitely, with the focus instead on supporting church projects, ministries and outreaches.