Is Divorce allowed in the Christian Faith?

Jump to Last Post 1-7 of 7 discussions (12 posts)
  1. profile image55
    Canucks goalposted 2 years ago

    Is Divorce allowed in the Christian Faith?

    Would if the spouse is abusive?

  2. profile image0
    LoliHeyposted 2 years ago

    Really, it is not.  Jesus says that anyone who puts his wife aside and marries another is committing adultery, and the new wife is also committing adultery.  Unless the wife cheats on him.  However, spousal abuse is just not tolerable.

    1. profile image57
      Norine Williamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What about "the husband?" Always the woman?
      "Spousal abuse" wouldn't have happened if "IN THE LORD!"

  3. connorj profile image79
    connorjposted 2 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/12826623_f260.jpg

    Catholism; the first Christian religion did not allow divorce; a King named Henry Viii decreed a new religion with the King of England at its head instead of the Pope so he could divorce, kill his wife and marry another to have a son and Tudor heir.

    1. profile image57
      Norine Williamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Wasn't "IN THE LORD!"

  4. wba108@yahoo.com profile image80
    wba108@yahoo.composted 2 years ago

    Yes I belief it is. The Greek word used for adultery in Matt 5:32, Mark10:11-12, Luke 16:18 is the word "porneo" which actually has many meanings, some of them refer to abandonment,  habitual abusiveness, infidelity and failure to provide support; all of which are considered a breaking of the marriage covenant.

    So yes, if a spouse is an abuser, divorce is an acceptable if not a preferable choice to remaining in that situation.

    1. profile image57
      Norine Williamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Why they should've been "IN THE LORD" & would've had no desire for things mentioned!

  5. SpiritusShepherd profile image60
    SpiritusShepherdposted 2 years ago

    http://www.worldvieweverlasting.com/201 … -adultery/

    This article is the best answer I have found on the subject. This is a very sensitive topic and in addition to reading this article I recommend speaking with your pastor.

    1. profile image57
      Norine Williamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      "Speaking with your pastor" ("man")? What about what GOD says? But who cares?

  6. dashingscorpio profile image88
    dashingscorpioposted 2 years ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/12828264_f260.jpg

    Yes, divorce is allowed in the Christian faith under various circumstances. In most instances it is the (men) who get to initiate divorce in the bible!
    That should be no surprise since men like King Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines where as no woman had multiple husbands....etc Sexist? hmmmm
    Note: Mark 10:12
    "And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, {she committeth adultery}.
    At any rate one can usually "cherry pick" the bible to find a verse that suits them. And if you can't it's good to know God can forgive "sins"!
    Ecclesiastes 7:20
    "For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not."
    Matthew 5:31-32
    "It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:
    But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, {causeth her to commit adultery}: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery."
    Deuteronomy 24:1-4
    "When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house."
    And when she is departed out of his house, she may go and be another man's wife.
    And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house.

    1. profile image57
      Norine Williamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      In Marriage; there is an "order:" Christ;1st, Husband; 2nd, then the wife!
      Which one of those Scriptures do u thk take precedent? Deut was under Old Coventant; Matt under law (Matt, Mk, Lk Jn=under law); under GRACE(New Covenant)=I Cor! Did u know?

  7. profile image57
    Norine Williamsposted 2 years ago

    GOD HATES DIVORCE (Malachi 2:16)! 

    However, let us see if one is "Married" to qualify for a "Divorce" according to the WORD of GOD!  The Scriptures mentions "foreign wives" throughout WORD! What is a "foreign wife" according to GOD?  As we know, the Israelites were "God's Chosen People" and anything "OUTSIDE" was considered "foreign" (Ezra 10:10; I Kings 11:1-13; Deuteronomy 7:3-4)!

    Would you believe "JESUS (aka GOD) is the same yesterday, today and forever" (Hebrews 13:8)? 

    If you BELIEVE HE IS, then it stands as WRITTEN! 

    If "foreign" then, we are "foreign" now, if "married" (according to the law of the land) and are not "in Christ Jesus" or as then, not an Israelite (which makes us "foreign")! 

    RIDICULOUS you say?  Marriage (in the sight of GOD) is a Spiritual Institution (as GOD intended) and Scripture says that we "...were DEAD (Spiritually) in our transgressions and sins..." in Ephesians 2:1!  Therefore, how could one make a vow to the LORD or do anything unto the LORD?

    Scripture further confirms this when speaking of a second marriage after spouse has "physically died" in I Corinthians 7:39 which says one can remarry BUT "...ONLY IN THE LORD!"  If "ONLY IN THE LORD" for second Marriage, how much more do you think the first marriage should be "ONLY IN THE LORD?"  If not "IN THE LORD," you have acquired a "foreign" spouse!

    Why do you think the divorce rate is so high?  Why do you think there is "abuse" in "marriages?"  If "IN THE LORD," do you think problems that lead to divorce would be as numerous? 

    GOD HATES DIVORCE (Malachi 2:16), but allows for "divorce" as HE did in the days of old (I Corinthians 7:15-16) but makes it easier when "IN THE LORD" (Matthew 11:28-30)!  Now, if you wish to stay with your "unbeliever," (I Corinthians 7:14) you may for "..the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy."  I Corinthians 7:27-28 says "Art though bound unto a wife? Seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? Seek not a wife. But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned..."  I Corinthians 7:9 says "...It is better to marry than to burn."  I Corinthians 7:24 says "Brethren, let every man, wherein he is called, therein abide with GOD!"

    WOW!  I KNOW you all are going to dislike me again for TRUTH but IT IS WRITTEN!  What can we do about it?

    Therefore, make sure you are "IN THE LORD" according to THE GOSPEL of CHRIST (Galatians 1:6-9 "ACCURSED"), else your "marriage" is "foreign" in the sight of GOD and your children are "unclean!"

    Choose (Joshua 24:15)!

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)