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The biblical view on separation and divorce.

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Divorce and Remarriage

The Bible not only presents divine ideals but also sin-caused realities. In the Old Testament, divorce and remarriage were permitted under specific regulations. The question is whether or not any of these guidelines are applicable today within the context of the New Testament. Two instances demonstrate that divorce can, under certain conditions, be considered scriptural today.  1. When One Partner Develops a Pattern of Sexual Immorality Christ said, “And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, (fornication) and marries another, commits adultery” (Matthew 19:9).  Several observations should be noted: (1) A spouse … Read More >

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About 3 years ago I met a beautiful young lady in need of Jesus. I witnessed to her and she …

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Keith, I’m so glad that you wrote to me, and thank you for giving me all of these details.

First …

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I’ve been married 20 years and have two small children. In the past few years, we’ve fallen into debt. and …

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Michael, first of all let me say, that my heart goes out to you.

And you didn’t say whether or …

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My wife committed adultery which led to a divorce.

She wouldn’t consider reconciliation even though it’s what I desired. It …

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Well Patrick, if I had time, I’d like to sit down with you and discuss your situation and find out …

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Dr. Lutzer, my question is about the qualifications of a preacher according to 1 Timothy. 

The Apostle Paul speaks …

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Well my friend, first of all let me thank you for asking this question. It shows the interest that you …

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Although I was raised a Roman Catholic, I was saved and ended up joining a Baptist church which I later …

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You’ve asked many questions, Alex, some of them are difficult, so let’s start at the top.

I’d like to begin …

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About 6 years ago my wife admitted that she had committed adultery. I refused to forgive her, and we were …

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Manfred, your question makes me realize, once again, that divorce is sin. You know the Bible says, “I hate divorce …

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I listened to your message on the “Tears of Christ” and felt such heaviness for my own sins that I …

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My dear sister, I hope that I can help you today, because obviously you are very despondent and you wonder …

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My husband has been involved in an adulterous relationship with a divorcee. She’s now pregnant and so my husband has …

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Well Cheryl, what a story, what a situation, what a challenge.

Let me say a couple of things. First of …

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