What Jesus Was and Wasn’t Talking About When He Spoke of Putting Away One’s Wife, Divorce and Remarriage

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In some of the most perplexing passages in all of scripture, Jesus appeared to indicate that a man should not put away his wife for any grounds other than sexual immorality, and that any man who married a divorced woman was guilty of adultery. ┬áIn this essay I’ll attempt to demonstrate why this statement by Christ is not at all harsh, and is so widely misunderstood. Continue reading