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The Truth about Marriage & Divorce
Moses was trusted by God to bring the Ten Commandments to His People. Moses was a Man of God. Moses was trusted by God to be the one to bring His People to Freedom. Moses was a Man of God Moses was the one chosen to be used by God to Part the Red Sea. Moses was a Man of God. Moses trusted God. Moses was a Man of God. Moses would not break a trust of God. Moses was a Man of God. Have I made a point here yet? I say this because I would have a problem with the reason Moses would say "God allows divorce", if he was not told so. Should we take it that Moses just went power hungry? Of course not, Moses was a Man of God. So what would explain this double meaning to Christians. It was Jesus Christ that said " 5"It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law," Jesus replied. 6"But at the beginning of creation God 'made them male and female.'[a] 7'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,[b] 8and the two will become one flesh.'[c] So they are no longer two, but one. 9Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate." (Mark 10:1-5.) To be totally honest with you, I have prayed on this subject for HOURS. I needed to have more than some verses to explain away something as big as this. I know many Christians that are a "Blended Family". I also know they love Our Lord and Savior. I know they WORSHIP God The Father, God the Son and Savior, and God The Comforter. (The Holy Spirit) If this subject is of interest to you, please read on. If you would prefer not to, then right click~delete... Pastor Mark
I am sure that all are aware that The Word of God is MORE than a love story. It is MORE than a book of worship. It is more than a History Book. It is also Our Father telling us how to be HAPPY in our relationship with Him and our fellow Christians. We are a Family of Love. LOVE is spoken of more than anything else in The Bible. A Holy Marriage is a blessing by Our Father to His Children. A Holy Marriage does not have a divorce clause in it. Our Father is telling us from the start that His Children, bonded in Marriage, by Him, will last till He calls us home! PERIOD
As for the reason that Moses allowed Divorce, is also mentioned by Jesus. "It was because their hearts were hard" that Moses was able to give this Law. Simply put, the marriages were not of God, but of man. Had Our Father blessed the marriages, Moses would not have been able to allow them to divorce. So these LEGAL marriages were allowed to end because they were NOT of God. A person that is a Child of God's, does not have a "HARDENED HEART". It is to His Children that Jesus Christ is speaking to when He says that divorce is not an option. Jesus says that couples "are no longer two, but ONE". This is a God Blessed Marriage. To have a God blessed Marriage, BOTH must be Christians! To be "ONE", you must both be the same to start with, BEFORE you are joined! Water will mix with water, but not with oil, so they will never be "ONE". I know there are times we "think" we are marrying a Christian, but later find out differently. Kind of like mixing sugar and salt. It looked fine, but one taste and we know better! This would end up in a "Moses Marriage". Please understand this also, I am NOT saying ALL "Moses Marriages" MUST end up in divorce. I am saying that all God Marriages are blessed by Our Father, and will last a lifetime.
1 Corinthians 7:15~16 states "15But if the unbeliever leaves, let him do so. A believing man or woman is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace. 16How do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? " Again notice that this is speaking that (a) let them go. (b) a "Moses Marriage" where the two were never "ONE". A believer with a non believer is NOT the same.
I hope this has not confused you, if it has, please write me and ask me to re-explain it. Feel free to email me any questions. We are here for YOU. ~Pastor Mark
We must think of our own children and how our marriage environment is affecting them. As stated in 1 Corinthians 7:15 "God has called us to live in peace. 1 Corinthians 10:23 is called " The Believer's Freedom " 23"Everything is permissible"—but not everything is beneficial. "Everything is permissible"—but not everything is constructive. 24Nobody should seek his own good, but the good of others.