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1 Corinthians 7:25-40

NIV 25 Now about virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I give a judgment as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy. NIV 25 Now about virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I give a judgment as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy. NIV 26 Because of the present crisis, I think that it is good for you to remain as you are. NIV 26 Because of the present crisis, I think that it is good for you to remain as you are. NIV 27 Are you married? Do not seek a divorce. Are you unmarried? Do not look for a wife. NIV 27 Are you married? Do not seek a divorce. Are you unmarried? Do not look for a wife. NIV 28 But if you do marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. But those who marry will face many troubles in this life, and I want to spare you this. NIV 28 But if you do marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. But those who marry will face many troubles in this life, and I want to spare you this. NIV 29 What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none; NIV 29 What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none; NIV 30 those who mourn, as if they did not; those who are happy, as if they were not; those who buy something, as if it were not theirs to keep; NIV 30 those who mourn, as if they did not; those who are happy, as if they were not; those who buy something, as if it were not theirs to keep; NIV 31 those who use the things of the world, as if not engrossed in them. For this world in its present form is passing away. NIV 31 those who use the things of the world, as if not engrossed in them. For this world in its present form is passing away. NIV 32 I would like you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord's affairs--how he can please the Lord. NIV 32 I would like you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord's affairs--how he can please the Lord. NIV 33 But a married man is concerned about the affairs of this world--how he can please his wife-- NIV 33 But a married man is concerned about the affairs of this world--how he can please his wife-- NIV 34 and his interests are divided. An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord's affairs: Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the affairs of this world--how she can please her husband. NIV 34 and his interests are divided. An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord's affairs: Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the affairs of this world--how she can please her husband. NIV 35 I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord. NIV 35 I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord. NIV 36 If anyone thinks he is acting improperly toward the virgin he is engaged to, and if she is getting along in years and he feels he ought to marry, he should do as he wants. He is not sinning. They should get married. NIV 36 If anyone thinks he is acting improperly toward the virgin he is engaged to, and if she is getting along in years and he feels he ought to marry, he should do as he wants. He is not sinning. They should get married. NIV 37 But the man who has settled the matter in his own mind, who is under no compulsion but has control over his own will, and who has made up his mind not to marry the virgin--this man also does the right thing. NIV 37 But the man who has settled the matter in his own mind, who is under no compulsion but has control over his own will, and who has made up his mind not to marry the virgin--this man also does the right thing. NIV 38 So then, he who marries the virgin does right, but he who does not marry her does even better. NIV 38 So then, he who marries the virgin does right, but he who does not marry her does even better. NIV 39 A woman is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to marry anyone she wishes, but he must belong to the Lord. NIV 39 A woman is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to marry anyone she wishes, but he must belong to the Lord. NIV 40 In my judgment, she is happier if she stays as she is--and I think that I too have the Spirit of God. NIV 40 In my judgment, she is happier if she stays as she is--and I think that I too have the Spirit of God.