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What does the Bible say about loneliness?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Being alone and being lonely are two different things. One can be alone without being lonely, and one can be lonely in a crowded room. Loneliness is, therefore, a state of mind, an emotion brought ...

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Mini Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
I can still remember an evangelism class I took @ Dallas Seminary called "Evangelism Explosion" taught by Dr. Thomas Constable. They said in the class that after we lead someone to Christ, we should teach them about adoption. 

I needed to know this, too, right after I was saved because my parents had just divorced, and I was lonely! But God adopts us into His family. "God setteth the solitary in families" (Ps 68:6) immediately became part of my testimony. God is our Father, and we are brothers and sisters in Christ. 

I can now say to a new believer, "Welcome to God's family. I've just discovered something: we're related. You and I are brothers, and we're members of the greatest family on earth: God's family!"

This can be especially meaningful today when we are social distancing due to the coronavirus!

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