Divorce and Remarriage


Multiple Passages

Is Divorce and Remarriage the Unpardonable Sin?
1 Corinthians 6:9–11
Mark 3:28–29
1 John 1:9

Divorce and Remarriage (Matthew 19:1-12)
It’s a Trap (v. 3)
- School of Hillel
- School of Shammai

God’s Design for Marriage (vv. 4-6)

But Why did Moses…(vv. 7-9)

When Divorce is “Permitted”
“In the case of adultery after marriage, it is lawful for the innocent party to sue out a divorce. (Matt. 5:31–32) and, after the divorce, to marry another, as if the offending party were dead.
(Matt. 19:9, Rom. 7:2–3)” — WCF 24.5

Reflection Questions
1. Why does divorce happen?
2. Do you have any questions concerning the interpretation of 1 Corinthians 7:10-16,
Matthew 19:1-12 or Deuteronomy 24:1-4?
3. When a person is considering divorce, when should the elders of a church and the rest of the church get involved?
4. Based on today’s teaching, how should you approach the subject of divorce and remarriage?
5. Take some time to consider the great love of Christ in loving spiritual adulterers like us

May. 23, 2020