But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.

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(A)I wish that all were (B)as I myself am. But (C)each has his own gift from God, (D)one of one kind and one of another.

To the unmarried and the widows I say that (E)it is good for them to remain single, (F)as I am. But if they cannot exercise self-control, (G)they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

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Live as You Are Called

17 Only let each person lead the life[a] (A)that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him. (B)This is my rule in (C)all the churches.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 7:17 Or each person walk in the way

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