I have read quite a few books on singleness and marriage over the years. Some have been good; some not so great. There have been some that have a few good points but nothing groundbreaking.
7 Myths about Singleness by Sam Allberry has to be the best book on singleness I have read. I think it will be the best one I will ever read, too. In his book, Sam Allberry covers seven common myths about singleness. He does it all with solid doctrine and bases it all on God’s Word. What I especially loved about this book, though, was the main point behind it all: that singleness is not something bad. Rather, there are so many advantages to ministry when one is single — and Sam Allberry points these out.
He also points out what often is forgotten: that though many of us are married right now, they will be single again because rarely do both spouses die at the same time. So singleness should be covered and thought of in this way as well. And not just the “oh you are not married yet” kind of way.
Whether you are single or married, please read this book. This is such a solid, biblical look at a topic that is often a subject of confusion and discussed in such a wrong way. Honestly, this is a great book for all single people. But this is also a great read for all the married people.
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I was provided a copy of the book by the published in exchange for my review. However, I wasn’t required to write a positive review. All these opinions are mine.