There are many possible answers of course; being in love, wanting a home of your own, wanting a family of your own, your body clock is ticking, wanting to get away from abusive parents, loneliness. Thats why the Bible says in 2 Corinthians : Do you already have someone in mind and you have been feeling uneasy because you thought that there was a verse like this somewhere but you hadnt yet got around to looking it up? And, as a mother who has wept when her own children have experienced traumas in their own marriages, I am just beginning to understand how the heart of Father God must weep when His children make wrong choices. To stay single until I was sure what the Lord wanted me to do. One road is rough, corrugated, gravelly, uphill, windy The other road is tarred, straight, (at least as far as the eye can see), wide, smooth. We didnt have Him in our marriage; I didnt want Him in our marriage. Its just that my need to feel loved by someone I could see and touch was so desperate, that I didnt take seriously Christs words about being unequally yoked together. Now that Ive repented, and got this sorted out with God, I thought, surely things will improve? We were more interested in the physical side of things, although I made sure that we didnt go all the way.
Most likely he is also thinking he will change you or that your religious zeal will mellow after marriage.
This faith in Jesus gives us confidence because we know that not only can God save us through Jesus but that he has. Is this the basis on which you say you are a Christian?
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The Christian life then becomes not a question of being good enough for God but being the person God wants you to be - confidently living your life in obedience to Jesus.
(Bob used to put lottery tickets inside Christmas cards that said things like May The Prince of Peace Be With You At This Holy Time!The good road represented life with Bob, (whom I could see and touch), but without having to put Christ first in my life. And speaking of the children, will your husband agree with your sending them to Sunday School, taking them to church, taking part in whatever rites your church practices; or will he say that children should not be brain-washed with religion, but should be allowed to wait until they are adult, and can then make up their own minds?