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Topic: Divorce

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Divorce, Separation & Unfaithfulness: Could you clarify what is grounds for divorce if unfaithfulness has taken place in ways other than sexual immorality, and she has moved out? [Deuteronomy 24:1-2, I Corinthians 7:12-15].

Marriage to Unbeliever: Could you help me sort out these verses and their application to being married to an unbeliever who behaves badly? [Galatians 7:13-16, 2 Timothy 3:5, I Corinthians 5:9].

Multiple Marriages in the Bible: Why didn't God ever confront David about his multiple marriages? [I Corinthians 7:2]
Prophets to the Pagans: Did the prophets of God ever go and confront the pagan nations?

Polygamy: Could you talk about scriptural implications regarding polygamy and application for us today? [Matthew 19:8-12, Mark 10:3-12, Ephesians 5].
Spirit-filled Man & Polygamy: Is it possible that a man who says he is spirit-filled participating in polygamy at the direction of God?

Does God Love Me Enough: Caller having suffered terrible abuse in marriages, that resulted divorces, asks, Does God love me enough, and I am forgiven? [I John 1:7].
Unforgiving Children and Other Christians: How do you deal with unforgiving Christians, and even your own children?

Innocent in a Divorce: Is there ever an innocent party in a divorce?

Marriage & Infidelity: At what point does one give up on one's marriage if infidelity is likely taking place, but has not be absolutely proven? [I Corinthians 7:15].

Remarriage to Former Spouse: Is it possible to remarry my wife, even though, she has been married to someone else in the interim? [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].
Disbelief in the Virgin Birth: Can someone who doesn't believe in the virgin birth, still be a Christian?

Scriptural Reassurance in Time of Crisis: Can you give me some scriptural reassurance during this terrible time of loss and broken family in my life? [Psalms].

Illegitimate Divorce & Remarriage: Should someone who has illegitimately divorced and remarried, but has since repented, should they leave the second spouse, and return to the first? [Deuteronomy 24:4].

Requirements for Spiritual Leaders (Pastors, Ministers, Preachers) in Churches: Is there any requirements for spiritual leaders, if they have been divorced or formerly fallen to sin, but repented? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1].

Church Advising Divorce: Could you talk about a church who advises a woman to divorce her unfaithful husband, even though she does not want to? [I Corinthians 7].

Divorce for the Believer: Caller expresses discontent in his marriage, explaining that he is a believer, his wife is not. [I Corinthians 7:10-17].

Impending Divorce: Caller is grieving over impending divorce.

Biblical Grounds for Divorce: Can you help me determine if we had biblical grounds for divorce? [I Corinthians 7:15].

Bound to One's Spouse for Life: Is not marriage binding for life, even if one has grounds for divorce? [I Corinthians 7:12-15, Matthew 5:32].

God Divorced: Does it seem that God was divorced in Jeremiah? [Jeremiah 3].
Idolatry and Adultery in the Old Testament: Is idolatry and adultery virtually the same thing in the Old Testament? [Jeremiah 3]

Divorced, Remarried, but Possibly Living in Sin: As a minister who is divorced and remarried with a child, I am somewhat concerned that I may be in danger of sin again Christ, could you help me sort this out?

Steve Gregg's Martial History: Were your previous wives professed Christians?

Marrying a Divorced Woman: Would you talk about marrying a divorced woman? [I Corinthians 7:39, I Corinthians 7:15, Romans 7:1-4, Matthew 18:15].
God's Direction: Caller shares his desire to follow up on what he sees as God's direction - but Steve doesn't really comment.

Old Testament Law About Virginity: Could you clarify the circumstances surrounding the law about women's punishment if accused of not being a virgin? [Deuteronomy 22:13-21].
Evidence for Crimes in Old Testament Law: What do you think of God using such unreliable evidence when there is such serious consequence in the Old Testament Law? [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].
Harshness Against Women in the Old Testament: Is it because of cultural differences when I balk at the harshness against women in the Old Testament, and yet there were still some women remarkably revered?

Defraud Not One Another in Marriage: would you clarify what it means to "not defraud one another" and if this grounds for divorce? [I Corinthians 7:5, Exodus 21:10-11].

When is Divorce Acceptable: Are there times when divorce is an acceptable option? [Malachi 2:16].

Divorce & Remarriage: Is divorce and remarriage a sin? [I Corinthians 7:10-11].
Abuse Ground for Divorce: Is abuse, particularly emotional and verbal abuse, grounds for divorce?

Adulterous Marriage: Because a couple I know remarried in some complicated circumstances, I am wondering if it is actually an adulterous marriage? [Matthew 5:32].

Grounds for Divorce: Can you help me determine if I have grounds for divorce? [I Corinthians 7].

Day of the Lord Symbolism: Do you think that it is possible that the "Day of the Lord" could include the 1000 year millennium? [2 Peter 3:8].
Flexibility in Grounds for Divorce: Since the Sabbath was made for man, is it possible that marriage was also made for man, allowing for more flexibility regarding divorce? ? [I Corinthians 7:15].
Sabbath Day: Is it possible that the Sabbath referred to in Romans and Colossians is not referring to the weekly Sabbath? [Romans 14:5, Colossians 2:16].

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Could you clarify your position about remarriage on a previous call about when divorce is acceptable and marriage allowed?
Thinking About Divorce Before Marriage: If someone is concerned about being afraid of being taken financially in another divorce, should they not be not even considering divorce?
Churches Contracting Marriages, Rather than Government: Do you know of any churches that do binding contracts for marriages thereby circumventing government interference? Comment on Covenant Marriages.

Premarital Sex and Marriage: Could you talk about premarital sex and is there alternate ways to be married that would be acceptable? [Genesis 2:24, I Corinthians 6:9-10, Mark 7, Galatians 5:19-21, Mark 10:9, Matthew 19:6, I Corinthians 3:16, I John 4:7-8].

Grounds for Divorce: Since Mark and Luke did not mention the exception that will allow for divorce that is mentioned in Matthew, does it follow that there are other unmentioned exceptions? [I Corinthians 7:10-11].

Multiple Marriages: Can you help me understand my status before the Lord, since I have been married several times? [I Corinthians 7:15, Matthew 5: 32, 19:9].

Obligation to Adulterous Wife: Am I obligated to continue my relationship with my wife, who committed adultery, even if she has repented? I have forgiven her, but find it difficult to continue with her.

Wife Divorced Me Without Cause: My wife divorced me while I was innocently jailed, awaiting trial, how am I held accountable in that marriage and divorce? [I Corinthians 7:12-15].

Divorced & Remarried Pastor: Can a pastor who has divorced and remarried be a pastor? [Matthew 5:32, 19:3-12, I Timothy 3:2]

Adultery & Remarriage: What does the Bible say about getting remarried after a divorce that involved adultery? [I Corinthians 7].
Private Covenant Marriage: What do you think about a covenant marriage, done privately (without witnesses) between two people without any government involvement? [Genesis 24].

Desertion & Guilt, Remarriage: Could you help me sort through my guilt that may have added to my faithless ex-wife? [Romans 8:1].

Divorce between Two Christians: As two believers going through divorce after 30 years of marriage, can one draw comfort and counsel from the story of the prodigal son? [Luke 15:11-32].

Stuck With an Unfaithful Husband: Am I stuck with an unfaithful husband ? [I Corinthians 7:10-15].

Marriage Without Intimacy & Overt Anger: How do you handle marriage conflicts according to Matthew 18, especially when one partner is withholding intimacy or have a bad temper? [Matthew 18, I John 4:19].
Justification for Withholding Sex in Marriage: Is it justifiable to withhold sex, if the partner is not loving, using i John 4:19 to justifiable? [I John 4:19].

Divorce-God's Will: Do you think that God would cause a marriage to fail in order to get a woman to take her family off a pedestal and focus more on God?

Marriage & Divorce: Could you speak to a previous marriage & divorce before one converts to Christ? [I Corinthians 7:12-13].

Abuse, Abandonment, Divorce: Is abuse and abandonment legitimate reasons for divorce?

Marriage & Divorce: If my wife divorced me without grounds many years ago, and I remarried, do I have to go back to her? [I Corinthians 7:15].

Grounds for Divorce: If a wife who has exhibited many extreme destructive behaviors throughout a marriage will not change, is a divorce then justified on grounds of desertion? [I Corinthians 7:15].

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Are there any scriptural references that state it's okay for a believer to remarry after a divorce? [Deuteronomy 32:21, Romans 10:19, John 4:18].

Marriage, Divorce, Addiction & Abuse: Does a woman have grounds for divorce if her husband has become very abusive, even though his wife had forgiven him for his infidelity & his addictive behavior at an earlier time? [I Corinthians 7:12-15].

Marriage & Divorce: How do I repent of my choice to divorce my drunkard, violent husband, when he had not been unfaithful?

Wedding Vows & Separation: Is breaking vows (short of immorality) made at a wedding ceremony, reason to separate or divorce? And are separations acceptable?

Marriage & ReMarriage: If two people divorce, but decide to remarry, what considerations are there if they had gotten involved with other, or married someone else, in the interim? [Hosea].

Marrying a Divorcee Equals Adultery: Can you clarify thoughts about one marrying a woman who is divorced, then commits adultery? [Matthew 5:32, 19:9, I Corinthians 7:10-15, 39].

Marriage & Divorce: Were Luke and Mark ignorant or negligent of the exception for divorce listed in Matthew? And why did they not mention many other obvious reasons or grounds for divorce? [Luke 16:18, Matthew 5:32, 19:9, Mark 10].

Marriage Until Death: Are you bound to your spouse until death, no matter what? [Matthew 5:32, 19:9, I Corinthians 7:12-15].

Grounds For Divorce: Is it adultery, and grounds for divorce, if a man simply lusts in his heart? [Matthew 5:27-28].

Alcoholism - Reason for Divorce: Is alcoholism a legitimate reason to end a marriage by a divorce?

Marriage, Remarriage: If a unbelieving spouse leaves, is the one left behind free to remarry? [I Corinthians 7:12-15].

Pornography: Is pornography grounds for divorce? [Matthew 5:28-32].

Divorce & Remarriage: Is this pastor presenting a false teaching of the Sermon on the Mount, particularly about marriage and remarriage (reads quote)? [Matthew 5: 31 & 48, 7:2, Luke 6:36, John 12:48].

Moses & Divorce: Didn't Moses indicate that one should give a written bill of divorce when putting away his wife? [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].
Defiling the Body (The Temple): What does it mean to defile the body (the temple)? [I Corinthians 6:19, 3:17].

Divorce & Remarriage: Do the Old and New Testaments contrast on remarriage and grounds for divorce? [I Corinthians 7:9-15].

Marriage & Divorce: How long is one bound to their spouse? What allows for a divorce? [Matthew 5:32, 19:9, I Corinthians 7:15].

Divorce & Remarriage: Would you clarify the stipulations and extenuation circumstances surrounding divorce & remarriage?

Divorce & Remarriage: What are God's thoughts about divorce? [Deuteronomy 24, Malachi 2]. When and under what conditions is one free from their obligation to the marriage []. Is restitution required? Will God forgive me if I'm the one guilty? [Matthew 5:31-32, I John 1:9].

Marriage & Divorce: What to do about counseling a Christian couple who are about to get a divorce?

Marriage, Divorce & Inheritance: Caller is about receive quite an inheritance & wondering if he has to or should give some it to his wife who is divorcing him.

Grounds for Divorce: Is actual adultery, as opposed to carnal knowledge, desertion & physical abuse, grounds for divorce?
Date of Writing of the New Testament: Were all the books of the new Testament were written before 69 A.D.?
Reincarnation: How do you view reincarnation?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Is a person in continuous adultery by being married to a 2nd wife after leaving his 1st wife? What if the person left the first wife before becoming a Christian?

Marriage & Divorce Question: I got a divorce in my 20s, but was an unbeliever & my ex-wife got remarried, so will God honor the marriage i'm in right now?

Marriage, Divorce & Adultery: Ny mother remarried without having a cause for having left her husband, how do I deal w/ this? WHat does Deuteronomy 24 say about this? Should I forgive her?

Marriage & Divorce: What if 2 believers get a divorce just because of unreconcilable differences? How would God view breaking the contract?

Marriage & Divorce: Is Desertion or Abuse grounds for Divorce? A lengthy discussion about Marriage & Divorce scenarios.

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Remarriage, abusive relationship, partner divorced discussion.

Marriage & Divorce: What does the state have to do w/ marriage, divorce & licenses?

Marriage and Divorce: Biblical constraints on marriage and divorce [Deuteronomy 24]

Marriage Problems: Husband thinks that wife is committing adultery, but she claims she isn't.

Law of Jesus Higher Standard than Law of Moses: Was Jesus' standard higher than the law of Moses because Moses allowed divorce, but Jesus doesn't? Is divorce allowed?

Marriage, Divorce, Adultery & Repentance: What happens after a divorce & remarriage, & then repent? What about restitution?

Marriage & Divorce: I'm committing adultery if I marry someone else even though my husband is the one opting out of our marriage? [Matthew 5:32]

Abuse Grounds for Divorce: What should a spouse do of an abusive spouse? Is that grounds for divorce, a violent husband?

Divorce: Divorce is it not allowed at all? You are always committing adultery if you remarry someone who is divorced?
Adolph Hitler: Why would God allow an Adolph Hitler to happen?
Worshipping God all day in Eternity: why should we want to sit in heaven all day worshipping God?

Divorce & Remarriage: A couple friends who have both been married before but who both got divorced not for fidelity are being told they can't get married by a pastor. What do you say?

State has more power than church for Marriage: Caller thinks the State only has the authority to hold couples accountable to their marriage rather than the church.

Grounds for Divorce: Adultery, Abandonment, Abuse are they all grounds for divorce? A person who does remarry even though they were they cause can stay in that relationship as long as they show true repentance & restoration. What Do you agree? [Matthew 18:15]

Bride Claiming to be a Virgin but not: What if you Bride to be claims to be a Virgin, you get married & it turns out she isn't?
Marriage & Divorce: What if a wife is divorced for just causes? Is the person still marrying her committing adultery because she was already married even though it was for right causes?

Marriage & Divorce Situation: Not rightly divorced previously, has remarried & thinks he's in a pickle now. He explains his situation. Wants Steve's input.

Marriage: What is the purpose of marriage, does it reflect our relationship to God? Why remarriage?

Divorced but Living Together: My mom divorced her husband, my step-dad, and now lives together.

Remarriage (follow-up): If my wife leaves me, does that mean I am free to remarry?

Wife Falsely Accusing Husband: What should the caller do about his wife who is accusing him of something he didn't do?

Hosea's Wife: Did God tell Hosea to marry a whore?

Biblical Grounds for Divorce: How can a Christian who gets divorced without biblical grounds, and then gets remarried, be forgiven and abide in Christ?

Marriage problems: Caller is wondering about a friend who's marriage is on the rocks who found out his wife is having an affair, & wondering if he should confront her on it or not.

Marriage & Divorce: What are the exceptions regarding marriage and divorce [Matthew 5:32]

Narrow Path website a ".com" instead of ".org": When you have your website with a ".com" instead of an ".org", it makes it harder for people to want to donate because they think it's for-profit ministry instead of a not-for-profit ministry.
Divorce: Considering marriage to a woman who divorced her husband without Biblical support.

Husband/Father not Involved with Family: Husband doesn't engage with the family but is attached to computer, phone & TV, & it's just as if it's not a real marriage & wondering what to do.

Marriage License issued from the State: Getting married without a state license.

The Septuagint: Is the Septuagint reliable?
Divorcer Still a Christian: Is a woman who left her husband for no cause a true Christian?

Living in Sin: Confronting people who are living in sin.
Performing a Wedding you have Doubts about: What about performing weddings if you have some hesitancy about the union?

Church Discipline involving Adultery: A couple living in fornication, someone being involved w/ someone who is still married. What should the church do? [Matthew 18:15-17]

Marriage by Church or State for Financial Reasons: So what about getting married by the church or official state sanctioned marriage, for financial considerations.

Unequally Yoked Marriages: It's not wrong to oppose marriages that you know are not going to work.

Free to Marry Again: Caller is wondering if she would be free to marry again though she left her husband, especially since he married again.

Church Leadership: Church leader performed the ceremony of his daughter who was guilty of an adulterous relationship & got divorced. He remarried her without Biblical grounds.

Institutional Church & the Early Churches: Modern institutional churches is in complete contrast to the apostolic or early church of the 1st century. [Hebrews 10:25]
Grounds for Divorce & Remarriage Discussion: God's view of marriage & faithfulness, but you can get a divorce if there's any impurity, like if your spouse is or becomes an alcoholic.

Messing Up Life: I lost my first love, faith, went back into a life of sin & wondering what to do & how to deal w/ the ramifications of marriage & divorce & committing adultery.

Marriage & Divorce & Remarriage: Can you talk about marriage & divorce, marriage rights, etc. that has been being discussed on the Narrow Path Forum? Have you been following it?

Messing up, Wondering My Salvation: Wondering if I'm really saved, & I've failed God by marrying the wrong person. Will He forgive me anyway?

Purpose of Marriage: What is the purpose of marriage?
Divorce in Book Ezra: Why did God allow divorce or even suggest it in the book of Ezra? [Ezra 9-10]

Marriage Problems: The caller & his wife are separating for the time being, & have been to a mental hospital, & he just seeks prayer from Steve Gregg.

Guilt about Marriage: We sometimes have to obey the letter of the law, but still feeling guilty about the marriage & divorce situation even though a minister married us.

No Divorce: The early church they didn't allow divorce for any reason, is that right?
Steve's Residence City & Broadcasting: What city are you broadcasting from? Where do you live in California?

Marriage & Divorce: You said she's not a Christian if she wants a divorce, I disagree with that.

Marriage & Divorce Situation: I'm in a really abusive marriage, my wife won't divorce, but she's not being a wife.

Never Remarry Until the Death of her Husband: What does this verse mean, that she can NEVER remarry if her ex-husband is still alive] [1 Corinthians 7:39, Romans 7:2-4]

Wife Wants a Divorce: My wife doesn't love me anymore, & I admit that it's been a bad marriage but not grounds for divorce. Can you help me?

Wife not being a Wife: When can, should someone move on if his wife is not being a wife?

Married in Church or Court: Where are we supposed to get married, in the church or the courts?
Not Having Grounds for Divorce: What if you don't have grounds for divorce?

Attending Wedding of Divorced People: You just said we shouldn't attend a gay marriage/wedding, what about attending one of people who've been divorced?

Divorce & Remarriage: Caller explains a divorce & remarriage situation, & wants to know if she have grounds for remarriage?

Loving your Enemies: What's enemies is Jesus talking about when He says to love your enemies? [Matthew 5:44]
Divorced People: Are divorced people living in sin?

No Divorce Ever: Pastor says people can't divorced under ANY circumstance. What do you think? [Matthew 19:9, Matthew 5:32]

Spouse performing Masturbation: If a spouse is performing self-gratification, is that grounds for divorce?

Wife Leaving Husband: My wife has left me for another man, & we are still married, but how long should I leave the door open for her?

Marriage after Divorce for Adultery: Is it okay for a guy to get remarried even though he got divorced because he was guilty of adultery?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: After reading the Bible about marriage, adultery & divorce, she is wondering if she's allowed to be remarried. [Matthew 5:38]

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: I've called before re: this situation, but i'm wondering the coldness i'm having w/ my wife for the last 6 months.

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: If a man marries a 2nd wife, but wants to go back to his 1st wife, can he? [Deuteronomy 24]

Marriage, separation, divorce situation: Concerned about not putting my wife's need ahead of mine even though she wants to separate for me.

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: What if a wife divorces her husband who HASN'T committed adultery? [Matthew 5:32]

Marriage Difficulties: What is Jesus' point of view of divorce, separation & marriage, & especially of a wife who denies her husband? [1 Corinthians 7:3-5]

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: (On these marriages Q's I'll just let the caller say their situation....except to say he wasn't a Christian when he got a divorce.)

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Question: Do I have to become a eunuch for the rest of my life even though my wife is the one who divorced me...twice?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: A preacher told the caller that he can't remarry unless his ex-wife is dead. Is this true? [Caller shares his story.]
Porneia - Fornication: Pastor sent him an article that the greek word, "Porneia", is only talking about the betrothing period or of a harlot.
Street Preacher: The preacher telling the caller all this is actually railing on him because he had been in this situation himself.

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: Should the caller consider marrying someone or not?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: Caller has anxiety, worry about the new situation he has found himself in as he's about to get a divorce, it sometimes getting the best of him & wants some Scripture to lean on, or some advice listen to.

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Can a Christian remarry once they are divorced?

The person Job Getting a New Wife: Did Job get a new wife at the end of his latter days?
Chastised by the Lord or Being Attacked by Enemy: How can we know if we are being chastening by the Lord or being attacked by the Devil? [Hebrews 12]

Marriage, Divorce & Adultery Scenario: Caller wants to talk about situations when you are committing adultery biblically. [Matthew 5:31-32, Matthew 19:8-9]

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: A marriage & divorce marriage scenario:

Legitimate Divorce: Caller has heard that if a man gets a divorce, even if it was justified, he no longer has the eldership qualifications to be an Elder. Is that true?

Marriage Advice: Why is it best NOT to get a divorce despite infidelity, the caller would like Steve to explain. [Malachi 2:16]

Reconciliation after Unfaithfulness (Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage): Caller wants to reconcile w/ his ex-wife & he was the one at fault, but she absolutely refuses, so the he wants to know if he can move on w/ his life, & remarry.

Concerned About Newly Baptized Person: Someone who just became baptized, & really engrossed into the sermons, was just found out that he is going through a divorce but hanging out w/ another woman who comes to church w/ him w/ all her kids, & wondering if it's he's in an adulterous relationship even after he just got baptized.

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: After a divorce happens, even if the person is not guilty, should NOT try to get remarried to the former spouse, especially if they've been re-married & have kids, this caller thinks, according to [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].

Marriage & Divorce Discussion: Caller submits that the reason most marriages fail is because they should've never gotten married in the first place.
God Uses People: God uses people whether Christian or non-Christians, God is complete control.

Divorce for Financial Benefit: She will NOT do that after listening to Steve on that, divorce because it's more expedient financially!
Two Witnesses: Have the 2 Witnesses already happened or not? [Revelation 11]
Views on Hell book: It never made sense about the Traditional View of Hell, people burning forever & ever, it's so against God's character.

Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage: Ex-Husband told caller that the only reason he married her is because he got her pregnant but didn't really love her, & it shattered her, so she divorced him, got remarried & now she's concerned that she's committing adultery.

Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage Situation: Caller thinks his sister who got divorced wants to now marry the person she left her husband & he is concerned she is committing adultery.

Forgiving: Going to hell for not being able to forgive someone, caller is concerned about it.

Praying for the Sick: Jesus never prayed for the sick, but is it okay for US to pray for the sick? Should we command it out like Jesus & the Apostles did? Did Paul ever pray for the sick? [James 5:14-15]
Replacement Theology: Did God divorce Israel? Should the caller stop using the phrase, "Replacement Theology"? [Jeremiah 3:8]

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Both were guilty of adulterous affairs, & wants Steve's take.

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: He was the person that was put the same women, & want to know if he has to remain unmarried for the rest of his life. [1 Corinthians 7:11]

Marriage: You are supposed to stay married except for biblical grounds, but if you were in a very volatile marriage wouldn't it at some point be more beneficial to just get out so you could glorify God?

Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage: When a divorcee gets divorced for non-biblical reasons, if they sincerely repent, they are fine, right?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Caller knows she's at fault for the situation she's in, & is wondering what she should do.

Divorce & Remarriage Concern: Caller is concerned if his 2nd marriage is valid or not.
Canonization of Scripture: "All Scripture is God-breathed", does that include the books of the Apocrypha? [2 Timothy 3:16]

Divorce: Caller just accepted Jesus & has been learning about what Jesus said about divorce & wants makes to sure he's doing right.

Divorce: The Catholic Church granted me an annulment, but I had 2 children, so does that mean they are considered illegitimate?

Adultery: Caller trying to explain his theory of what adultery is, living w/ the consequences of, but not as a punishment.

Women not qualified for remarriage: Caller's brother is going around telling their mom that she needs to divorce their stepdad or she's committing adultery, & he might be saying the same w/ the caller, his sister.

Divorce: Exception clause, adultery, fornication. What about unlawful marriages? [Matthew 5:31-32]
Jacob blessing grandchildren: How was Jacob able to leave the birthright blessing/inheritance to Joseph's 2 sons?

Marriage & Divorce (Adultery): Caller wants to followup what was discussed in the 2nd to last question before this one….husband forgiving & repenting.

Marriage & Divorce (Adultery): Are spouses allowed to go back to each other once they divorce each other, both getting remarried & divorce from those marriages? [Deuteronomy 24]

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Can someone get remarried if they got a divorce, & it wasn't for a case of adultery?
Divorce: What about a wife who's been physically abused?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Wife isn't there emotionally or physically for him, & so he just feels trapped. What should he do?

Fasting: What's commanded or expected of us in the New Testament when it comes to Fasting? Is there a certain amount of time we should fast? Should we be listening for the prompting of the Holy Spirit? What are we to fast? The new fad is to fast from internet, computers, tv. Is that acceptable?
Mental Lust Grounds for Divorce: Is lust which happens in the heart grounds for divorce or only actual physical adultery, fornication?

Contradiction in Romans: Paul seems to be saying 2 different things: "Obeying the law makes us right in His sight", & then "we can not be made right by the law". What are your thoughts? [Romans 2:13, 3:20]
Marriage & Steve's Ex-Wives: You seem to bring up marriage & divorce a lot, & your stance on them, & you keep hashing out stuff about your former wives. How does you current wife put up with it all the time?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: My wife divorced me because of my alcoholism. What should i do?
Alcoholism: How do i get out of my alcoholism?

Back to the Lord but Circumstances inhibitive: I have come back to the Lord, & I want to get married, but my girlfriend does not. Not sure what to do!

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: if both parties who got a divorce both go into adultery, are they both eligible to remarry?
Believing that you Receive: What does it mean to believe that you have received what you have asked for in prayer? [Matthew 21:22, Mark 11:24]

Adam & Eve to Mt Siani: How was life before the law was given to Moses? How did the people live from Adam to Moses w/out the 10 commandments?
Clean Slate in Marriage: What if I got married & divorced before I became a Christian? Is it like having a clean slate then? [1 Corinthians 7]

Remarriage: If you get remarried (for any reason), are you going to hell?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: It almost seems like Jesus focuses on the woman more than the male, that she was guilty for doing this or that. What are your thoughts on my wife divorcing me, no infidelity on my part? [Matthew 5:31-32, 19:3-9]

Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage: Isn't Divorce breaking a contract you made with God, & isn't that a sin?

Grounds for Divorce: What if my wife left me 3 times? Where do I stand do you think?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Are a couple damned for life/eternity because they got married when they possibly shouldn't have?

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: In what cases is it acceptable to get a divorce & are they allowed to remarry since it says you are committing adultery if you do? [Luke 16:18, Mark 10:10-12, Matthew 5:32, 19:9]

Separation & Custody Battle: What should I do about fighting for custody for my children when my wife wants to separate from me?

Marriage & Divorce: If you marry, get divorced, get remarried & then repent, how can you be remain in the 2nd marriage if you truly repent & your first spouse is still alive? Wouldn't you be guilty of adultery? [Mark 10:1-12]

Angry & Bitter Woman: Wants to know what to do about a relative who is Bitter & Angry, who, even though she is married for the 3rd time, thinks you shouldn't get married again once you're divorced.
Cutting off Ties: Should she cut off ties from friendship w/ her, even though she's a relative?

Daughter & Son-in-Law Divorce: Sad situation about daughter & son-in-law getting a divorce.

Grounds for Divorce: Is Emotional Abuse grounds for Divorce?

Life after Divorce: There is hope even after a divorce that is inspired by your (former) spouse for no fault of your own. [Matthew 6:33]

Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Can a divorced person ever remarry?

Pre-marital Sex: I find no verse in the Bible prohibiting pre-marital sex. Am I wrong?
Divorced People getting Married: What about divorced people who get married?

Steve's Itinerary: When are you going to be in San Cruz again?
Enjoying a Read-in-a-Year Bible: Really enjoying a Bible that I can read in a year, & have a lot of questions in the margins but can't find them.
Knowing God's Voice: How do we know God's Voice because I am in a bad marriage of a husband who is a sheep in wolves clothing. How do you know you are living in God's obedience?

Putting Away Your Wife: How do you reconcile Ezra saying to put away your wives & Jesus telling us not to? [Ezra 9-10, Matthew 5:31-32, Matthew 19:8-9]

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