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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: 1 Corinthians 7, Part 6)

“Now concerning virgins: I have no commandment from the Lord; yet I give judgment as one whom the Lord in His mercy has made trustworthy” (1 Corinthians 7:25). Paul had received questions from the brethren at Corinth (1 Corinthians 7:1 … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: 1 Corinthians 7, Part 5)

“But… as the Lord has called each one, so let him walk” (1 Corinthians 7:17). These next several verses (v. 17-24, 26) return us to the general principle: Do not divorce your non-Christians mate (cf. v. 13-14).  Paul has just … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: 1 Corinthians 7, Part 4)

“But if the unbeliever departs, let him depart; a brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases.  But God has called us to peace” (1 Corinthians 7:15). Paul has instructed a Christian to remain with a non-Christian … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: 1 Corinthians 7, Part 3)

“But to the rest I, not the Lord say: If any brother has a wife who does not believe, and she is willing to live with him, let him not divorce her.  And a woman who has a husband who … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: 1 Corinthians 7, Part 2)

“Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband.  But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband.  And a husband … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: 1 Corinthians 7, Part 1)

“Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.  Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: Romans 7)

“Or do you not know, brethren (for I speak to those who know the law), that the law has dominion over a man as long as he lives?” (Romans 7:1). Paul wrote to people who knew about law (the definite … Continue reading

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