5 edition of Marriage and Divorce in the Bible and the Church found in the catalog.
January 31, 2000
by Beacon Hill Press
Written in English
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The Bible consistently seeks to elevate marriage and to discourage divorce by describing the joys of married love and faithfulness (Prov. ; Song of Sol. ; ), by referring to the marriage-like relationship of God with His people (Isa. ; Jer. ), by focusing on the possibilities of forgiveness and marital renewal (Hosea 3. Product Description. What does the Bible say about divorce and remarriage? In the age where people can get a “no-fault” divorce (when is it ever nobody's fault?), believers cannot dodge the issue; we cannot skip it, run from it, or ignore it. God has spoken clearly on this subject, and while it is far from easy to address, it must be dealt with.
Introduction The writing of Paul on the subject of divorce is probably limited to one passage in his letter to the church at Corinth. However, since his teachings on marriage are found in a number of passages, we will find it necessary to look at them as well, though they only bear upon the subject indirectly. We will look first at 1 Corinthians 7. Participants (Divorce & Remarriage) Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible Marriage: How to Rescue, Revive and Rebuild Trust in Your Marriage (Marriage Counseling, Marriage Help, Intimacy Advice) Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities.
Marriage. Temples. Scriptures Scripture References. Matthew – Doctrine and Covenants Scripture Study Resources. Bible Dictionary, “Divorce” Topical Guide, “Divorce” Guide to the Scriptures, “Divorce” Index to the Triple Combination, “Divorce” Messages from Church Leaders. Throughout the book, Amanda Nicole reinforces the fact that she in no way promotes divorce as the best solution to end a marriage. The main message that she wishes to share through her book is that the reader should seek God for themselves to see if their choice of mate was their choice or God’s and if their marriage reflects the relationship.
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This book will walk pastors, ministers, and church members through an easily understood framework within which to attempt a biblical practice of divorce and remarriage.
Admittedly, those steeped in traditional understandings of this issue will be hard pressed to change their convictions soon upon reading this by: 1.
This is the book that many pastors, counselors, and theologians consider to be the most biblical and the most helpful on the issue of marriage and divorce. If the church is going to use the Bible to decide whether divorce is legitimate in certain cases and whether divorced people have the right to remarry with the approval and blessing of God's Cited by: Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible- If the church is going to use the Bible to decide whether divorce is legitimate in certain cases and w Shipping Daily Free Shipping with $35 Order.
Question: "What does the Bible say about divorce and remarriage?" Answer: First of all, no matter what view one takes on the issue of divorce, it is important to remember Malachi “I hate divorce, says the LORD God of Israel.”According to the Bible, marriage is a lifetime commitment.
“So they are no longer two, but one. While regular church attendance does seem to make a difference in the health and preservation of marriage, nonetheless divorce rates are still pretty high in the church. In his book. Find resources to help you with your divorce, remarriage, and parenting moving forward.
LifeWay provides resources to encourage and strengthen you and your family. The Value of Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage: Critical Questions and Answers. Although there have been quite a few Christian books addressing marriage, divorce, and remarriage in recent years, Jim’s book is set apart in a couple of ways: (1) The scope of the book is impressive.
Divorce is the death of a marriage, and it produces both loss and grief. The Bible uses strong language when discussing divorce; Malachi says: “‘The man who hates and divorces his wife.
In our culture today many see divorce as a positive solution to a troubled marriage. But Harvard sociologist Armand Nicholi III concluded, “Divorce is not a solution, but an exchange of problems.” In a more personal way, novelist Pat Conroy said of his own marriage break-up, “Each divorce is the death of a small civilization.”.
The Bible does not command divorce – it permits, regulates and limits divorce. 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.
The book succeeds at being exactly what the author wanted it to be: "a comprehensive, lucid, accurate study presented in a readable and practical style" It is a valuable resource for the pastor, counselor, church leader, and others who are struggling to understand and apply scriptural principles to the problems of divorce and remarriage.4/5(10).
Many try to offer excuses to justify divorce and remarriage such as, “One party was not baptized at the point of marriage,”, or “Children are involved,” or “The original intent was not for a biblical permanent marriage.” They use mental gymnastics to find loopholes between Matthew 19.
The Bible on Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage By Pastor Doug Batchelor. The following is an extended excerpt of Pastor Doug’s book, The Bible on Marriage, Divorce, & here to get your complete copy today. Second, Romans 7 helps us understand that in the Bible marriage is marriage, and divorce is divorce.
Some want to play word games, arguing some marriages are not “real” or are not recognized by God. We hear “married in the eyes of men” or “not married in God’s eyes” tossed about from time to time.
PURPOSE OF MARRIAGE: Before we look closely at our passage, let’s take a minute and review what we know about marriage in the Bible up to this point: The Bible relates four PRIMARY PURPOSES for marriage: A) Procreation – (Keep the race going) Gen.
; Ps. B). In her newest book, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages, Shanti compiles some stats and conducts some research of her own on marriage, and specifically, what makes for a happy marriage. In an age when traditional marriage is being opened for review, when divorce is as common as marriage, and when remarriage following divorce is considered reasonable and right, we need to know what the Bible says.
Using a question-answer approach, the author of this book points us to the Author of the Bible and His timeless principles for. Divorce and Remarriage in the Church. Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities.
by David Instone-Brewer. Summary: To many people, the Bible appears to have nothing sensible or relevant to say about divorce and remarriage.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Marriage and divorce in the Bible and the church: Responsibility. Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage by David Padfield. One of the greatest threats to the survival of this nation is the alarming number of divorces.
Every divorce decree is a monument to broken promises and shattered lives. It is difficult to find a single family that has not been touched by divorce in some way.
Marriage was the first institution established by God in the book of Genesis, chapter 2. It is a holy covenant that symbolizes the relationship between Christ and his Bride or the Body of Christ. Most Bible-based Christian faiths teach that divorce is to be seen only as a last resort after every possible effort toward reconciliation has failed.This page is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) Marriage is an institution by God Himself from the beginning of our time here on Earth, with Adam and Eve.
Throughout the Bible we can see references to marriage, as listed below. Old Testament. The Lord created Eve for Adam as a loving companion and a help mate. (Genesis ). According to statistical analysis done on various demographic groups, a marriage starting out today has about a 41 to 43 percent chance of ending in ch gathered by Glenn T.
Stanton, Director of Global Insight for Cultural and Family Renewal and Senior Analyst for Marriage and Sexuality at Focus on the Family, reveals that evangelical Christians who regularly attend church divorce.