Once we know what the Bible says we should be looking for, we can begin actively looking for a spouse, trusting that God will bring him or her into our lives in His perfect timing. Because, believe me, God won’t send you someone that corrupts your character or leads you astray. Many of us single women know Psalm 37:4-5: “Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” I recall often gazing at a beautifully hand-lettered picture of that passage hanging on my roommate’s wall and interpreting it as, if I delight in God, He will give me what I want … a husband! How very, very true the famous hymn writer was when he penned the words "Trust and obey for there is no other way to be happy in Jesus but to trust and obey" (John H. Sammis). By sleeping, you allow God do His creation which He began and He will accomplish by giving you your exact heavenly made husband or wife at the right time and place. But He was patiently working to show me that God Himself is inherently better than the dearest of husbands. God sent me an incredible man -- one who has faithfully honored his vows to me for over 20 years. The key to the Christian life, single or married, is trusting and obeying. God does not give His own a chance or allow them to search for their husband or wife . There will be a thousand acts of grace that your husband will not reward, or perhaps not even notice. Did trusting God mean my desire for a husband should go away? It is important to wait on the Lord and trust in … I have been mad at God before because I felt He was taking too long to give me my spouse. When we expect God to give us a husband or wife, and he doesn’t provide one — or provide one as quickly as we want him to — anger can fill our hearts and build a wall between God and us. If we pray, God will lead us to the person He has for us. He whispered to me, “He’s the one.” Umm, okay God. But he does hold you accountable for the godliness of your responses to those sins. God will be behind this union, but you will still need to take many actions steps to receive this blessing. God Will Not “Just Give You a Spouse” Because the Process Prepares You for the Prize. And you will feel so alone in your sorrow. He’s making plans of joining me at my place of study, but all efforts are proving futile. Did loving God fully mean I should stop hoping and praying for the gift of marriage? No. 6. Delighting in God. God does not hold you accountable for your husband’s sins. Most Christian singles talk about how they are waiting on God to give them their future spouse pretty often. God loves us too much to give us things we are not prepared to handle correctly. I’ll be the first to admit it. When we demand marriage from him, it’s like we refuse to accept God’s love. God Himself is more gracious, faithful, enduring, and powerful than anyone I would marry. We want God to bless us and sometimes we get angry when He doesn’t. We all want love and we want God to give us the right person to marry. If the Lord brings me a husband, then I feel quite sure my desires will change again. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. There’s nooo way you just told me that. He carries all the godly personalities I’d want in a husband, he’s pursuing me like he should. Then after so many nights of begging and pleading God to give me a “yes” to all the boys I thought were so right for me only to find out there was a reason He always gave me “no’s,” I heard God say something I had never heard Him say before. 3. Cecilia on August 25, 2019: Pray for me for a God- fearing husband. Im 45 years old i am a single mom with an 11 year old son. Please send me a husband dear Lord who will love both me and my son. But hold fast to this truth: God sees in secret. 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