What God says about divorce and remarriage?
What does the Bible say about remarrying the spouse you previously divorced? God clearly allows for remarrying your previously divorced spouse (1 Corinthians 7:10-11) unless either spouse had subsequently remarried someone else (Deuteronomy 24:1-4).
What does God say about divorce in the New Testament?
Jesus specifically allowed divorce for infidelity: Matthew 19:9 (ESV) And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery. If he takes another wife to himself, he shall not diminish [the first wife’s] food, her clothing, or her marital rights.
Can a rightly divorced person remarry in the Bible?
Can A Rightly Divorced Person Remarry? When the Bible permits divorce, it is so that the wronged or abandoned party may remarry. That’s what a certificate of divorce is. Therefore, in any case where a divorce is biblically permissible, it is by definition also permissible for the wronged or abandoned party to remarry.
Why does the Bible allow divorce in certain situations?
The Bible allows divorce – in certain situations – because of the hardness of human hearts. Hard hearts cause people to persist in sin and hard hearts make it hard to forgive others but becoming a Christian is about getting a new heart – a soft heart filled with the Holy Spirit.
Which is the best book on marriage, divorce and remarriage?
Jay E. Adams has written a book that should be read by EVERY Christian contemplating marriage… and every married person. But it is a MUST READ for every church leader who faces Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in their congregation on a regular basis.
What does the Bible say about lies and remarriage?
If a man lies with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them. If a man lies with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have committed perversion; their blood is upon them.