1 Corinthians 7, at its heart, talks about being who we are. Whether single or married, embrace what God has called you to and serve Him faithfully.
1 Corinthians 6:12 is the prelude to chapter 7: exploring Whose we are--to help us understand, whether married or single, who we are to be.
1 Corinthians 4 - We can do it for applause. We can do it for praise. But, only what is done for the cross will last.
1 Corinthians 3 Are we building on Christ alone? if so then all that will matter is what furthers His Kingdom. Our rights become null and void and our eyes become set on knowing God and making Him known.
I Corinthians 1 tells us clearly that the Gospel we love is presented in the silliest of ways. Preaching, teaching - no fancy tale or anything that would draw attention to anyone. This foolishness is offered so ALL glory would be shown through God and God alone.
Matthew 1: 18-25 The Incarnation was announced. What was to be a time for Joseph and Mary to celebrate became a time of questions, accusations, decisions and struggles. Joseph woke up to a nightmare! But the lesson is, instead of asking "Why?", ask "Who is in control?"