God is a relational God.
Relationships influence the quality and the direction of our lives.
Since the 1980s, the percentage of American adults who say they’re lonely has doubled from 20 percent to 40 percent. – via Slate.com3 Approaches to Marriage:
"One" can mean singular or together in unity.
How do we become one?
Genesis 2:24 // That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
Ephesians 5:31 // “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.”
1 Corinthians 6:15–16 // Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself? Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never! 16 Do you not know that he who unites himself with a prostitute is one with her in body? For it is said, “The two will become one flesh.”
1 Corinthians 6:17 // But whoever is united with the Lord is one with him in spirit.
How do we become one in spirit?
Luke 9:23 // Then he said to them all: "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.”