Christian books dating after divorce
He reminded me that I am his masterpiece, created to do good works (Ephesians ).
I was once called, and can never be disqualified because his call is irrevocable (Romans ). He has given me a much deeper understanding of his love and his grace, a more intimate relationship with him. I truly believe with Job that the second half of my life will be more blessed than the first (Job ). All you need to do is surrender, ask him to do a mighty work in you so he can do a mighty work through you.
As I chose to surrender, he began to work in my heart and in my life. Tell him that you don’t want this journey, but you will take it as long as your pain is not in vain. Your friend in Christ, Divorced Dena This article is part of our larger resource: The Christian Woman’s Guide to Starting Over after Divorce: 7 In-Depth Steps to Take Starting Today.
And, it is a decision that should only be made when you (and your future spouse) have taken plenty of time to heal from your past hurts and to become as much like Christ as possible.
And 1 Peter says that the suffering won’t last forever but one day he will have you put together and on your feet again. He pursued me relentlessly and called me to get my security from him. But God reminded me that he loves me, that I am his chosen child, his treasured possession.
When this journey began for me nearly six years ago, I wasn’t sure I believed those promises. I had dedicated my life to him, and the “blessing” I received was a husband who was unrepentant of his adultery. He gently reminded me that he has been with me all the days of my life and that he wasn’t going to leave me now. He told me that I am the apple of his eye (Psalm 17:8).
We have to be very cautious about taking a human interpretation and forcing it on others, lest we become like the Pharisees.
Ultimately, your decision to remarry is between you and God.