What Does the Bible Say About... Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage? God’s Marriage Law Given in Gen. 2:21-25 God “brought her unto” Adam God performed the first wedding! God’s Marriage Law: Leave father and mother Cleave to his (one) wife Twain shall be one flesh Matthew 19:3-6
Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage?
He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so. (Matt. 19:8)Marriage Law Transcends Dispensations…
Whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorcedcommitteth adultery(Matt. 5:32)
When you make a vow to God, do not be late in paying it; for He takes no delight in fools. Pay what you vow! It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay. (Eccl. 5:4-5)
… Because the LORD has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.Mal. 2:13, 14 (NASB)
I hate divorce!
But this is too hard!
There are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake. He who is able to accept it, let him accept it.