I’m Tired of Waiting …

Are you single and seriously searching? You’ve fasted, prayed, searched, and waited – now you’re frustrated because no suitor is coming. Almost all your mates, friends, colleagues and family members your mates or younger are married. People, including relatives, keep asking you when your turn is. They console you with words such as ‘it is your turn next’; ‘On your own day, the whole world will know my sister is getting married’; ‘Your time is coming soon’; etc.

Don’t be frustrated; God has not forgotten you. I repeat, God has not forgotten you! For the lady, your husband is still in a ‘deep sleep’ (Genesis 2:21) so that he can finish the work on you; and he’ll wake up soon to see the bone of his bones and flesh of his flesh; for the man, your wife is going through some process of purification and refining (Esther 2:9; 12-14). And by the time your partner will be unveiled, you’ll be glad you waited. Read this Excerpt from The Word for Today (Bob Gass).

What if you're single, looking for a mate and haven't found one yet? God created Eve specifically for Adam. 'Then... He brought her to the man. And Adam said: "This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh…" '(Genesis 2:22-23 NKJV). When God brings you the right person, a spiritual and emotional bonding will take place. When you try to get ahead of Him you end up with regrets and recriminations. Peter de Vries explains it this way, 'The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.' So, wait on God!

When God looked across eternity He saw you. He gave you certain traits and abilities that make you unique. He knew exactly who you would need to help fulfil His purposes and develop the gifts He's given you. Until that happens, remember, He is your spiritual partner! He's been caring for you all along: protecting you, providing for you and directing your steps, right? So be careful how you treat Him. If you can't keep your vow to the Lord, it's doubtful you'll keep it to anybody else.

Speaking to those who are single, Paul writes, 'Let each one remain in the same calling in which he was called... Do not be concerned about it... rather use it' (1 Corinthians 7:20-21 NKJV). Stop wrestling with your singleness and use this time to develop your relationship with God. Never forget that one of the greatest visitations of the Holy Spirit happened to a single, small-town girl named Mary, proving that when you trust God's timing He always sends you the best!

Culled from The Word For Today - Marriage Rights Series (part 7).


  1. Hey Bukky!...wat's up...how'r you doing?

    I love this one piece and I must let you know that you really talked to me.

    You know, sometimes...I'd think maybe God was angry with me for something I did wrong in the past I could remember anymore...and sometimes, I'd feel that no...He just wasn't looking at my side...

    But now I am reminded of the most important thing a Man should always constrained his heart to..and that is GOD!...

    Thank you very much Bukky...I am so deeply touched and moved....appreciate it....thanks and God Bless you coz you very right!


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