But Jesus quoted the passage and said the same teaching is ineffect today, and Paul also quoted it in Eph. 5:31. Thisprinciple is the basis of Jesus' teaching about divorce andremarriage. To whom does the principle apply?
The original principle applied to "a man." Thatexpression must be just as broad in meaning today as it was whenoriginally given. To whom did it apply then? Who is that "man"?All men, descendants of Adam and Eve. Since Jesus' divorce andremarriage teaching is based on that law, His teaching must applyto the same "man" - all men!
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The teaching of the gospel on this point is unpopular withmost people. Many people don't want to hear it preached. Jesus'own disciples considered it very strict (Matt. 19:10-12), stillJesus did not compromise it or apologize for it. He continued toteach and defend it and so must we.
What the Bible Really Teaches About Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage
By divorcing his wife, the husband puts her in the positionwhere she is strongly tempted to remarry and if she does remarry,Jesus says she is guilty of adultery and so is the man shemarries (in contrast to the Mosaic Law which tolerated theremarriage). Hence, the divorce itself is wrong and should beavoided. [Cf. Matt. 18:6,7]
Divorce and Remarriage | God Balances Mercy and Truth
Almost all New Testament scholars agree that this saying is an abbreviation of a saying of Jesus that appears in its fuller form in Matthew 5:3132 in the Sermon on the Mount. After discussing his views contrasted with those in Judaism, Jesus remarks, "It was also said, 'Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.' But I say to you that anyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of unchastity, causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery."
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According to Jesus, for a man to divorce his wife for any reason other than sexual immorality (for example, incompatibility, "falling out of love") makes her an adulteress and her new husband an adulterer (Matt.
What the Bible Teaches About Divorce and Remarriage
It is noteworthy that Jesus clearly sees some circumstances that legitimize divorce. A marriage continues to be valid until one party dissolves the marriage through unfaithfulness. This so-called exception clause appears here in Matthew 5 and again in Matthew 19 but does not occur in either Mark or Luke.
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This is why Jesus, in answering a question about divorce andremarriage, appealed to God's original intent regarding marriage(Matt. 19:3-9). God will respect and enforce His law regardingit, even when men disregard it!