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“It is not good that a man should be alone.” (Genesis 2:18)
Paul’s Reasons for Remaining Single
And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. (Genesis 2:18)
Was the Apostle Paul Married?
It is generally agreed that the apostle Paul was an unmarried man for the duration of his ministry. Not only does Acts omit any mention of Paul having a wife, but also Paul’s own letters seem to indicate the same. Nevertheless, there is some disagreement over whether or not Paul had been married at an earlier point in his life. In this post, I will argue that Paul was in fact a widower at the time of his writing. I’ll make the case in seven points:
Why Should A Person Get Married?
I’ll first explain some ideas behind the Jewish notion of marriage and why it is essential, and then refute some common arguments against getting married.
Was Paul a Married Man?
Certain distinguished members of the Church of England have recently published a memorial recommending celibacy for those engaged in the preaching of the Gospel. They say: