Question: Is divorce allowed in the Bible?

Jesus specifically allowed divorce for infidelity Matthew 19:9 (ESV) And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery. We find other reasons for divorce in Scripture.

When can you divorce according to the Bible?

The second clearly biblical reason where divorce is permitted is for desertion (1 Corinthians 7) from the marriage where the spirit of return, repentance, and forgiveness is not present either from one partner or both partners. The Bible recognizes here the harsh reality of our capacity for depravity and sinfulness.

Is divorce and remarriage a sin?

Remarriage after divorce is always labeled by God as a sin or specifically as an act of adultery (Deuteronomy 24:1-4, Malachi 2:14-16, Matthew 5:32, Matthew 19:3-10, Mark 10:1-12, Romans 7:1-3, 1 Corinthians 7).

How long can you remarry after divorce?

one month and one day How long after my divorce can I remarry? Please note that it is illegal to remarry before your divorce becomes final. This is usually one month and one day after your divorce is granted in court.

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