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Jesus and divorce

William A. Heth

Jesus and divorce

towards an evangelical understanding of New Testament teaching

by William A. Heth

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T.,
  • Divorce -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p253-272. - Includes index.

    StatementWilliam A. Heth and Gordon J. Wenham.
    ContributionsWenham, Gordon J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT707
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17430539M
    ISBN 100340355425

    Jesus' View on marriage is that it is to be permanent unless there is adultery involved and then the offended party has the freedom to divorce, and though he did not say the obligation. In Matthew , Jesus refers to Old Testament Scripture regarding the created order of Adam and Eve. God made male and female, which was referenced in Genesis. Jesus then answers, “Because of your hardness of heart Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way. And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery” (Matthew ).

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: / by William A. Heth and Gordon J. Wenham. London: Hodder & Stoughton, Jesus being omniscient, had to know that divorce and remarriage would be a difficult and agonizing issue for many in difficult situations. I have wondered why He would make such a black an white statement that adultery is the only permissible reason for divorce. I read the article on Jesus and divorce but frankly it still leaves me confused.

    Divorce, the Law and Jesus. by Walter L. Callison. This book should not be used to encourage divorce, for the Bible makes it clear that God intended from the beginning for married people to make a life-long commitment to each other. On the other hand, it takes two to make a marriage, and it is often the case that only one marriage partner.   Jesus on Divorce is Rev. Martin’s third in a series in the Gospel of Matthew. Eventually there will e a six volume thirty eight hundred page commentary on this first book in the New Testament. There are eight straight-forward, hard-hitting sermons. Hear about what Jesus said about divorce! Anybody thinking about divorce must read this :


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Jesus and divorce by William A. Heth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Since the Scripture does not place any moral onus upon one divorcing for such a ground. tape series on divorce by J. MacArthur, Jr. Nor would it have been in the best interest of any Pharasaic school to have Jesus agree with them.

At this juncture in his ministry, the questioning Pharisees were indeed trying to discredit, not credit, the Nazarene. We (my husband and I) have read the book, Jesus and Divorce, and found that, while reading the book in good faith creates an impression of two serious, conscientious and knowledgeable authors writing a book to the best of their ability, a more critical review unfortunately yields findings of at least much nonsense, but considering the /5(11).

The Bible's teaching on divorce is expansive; however, in this short piece, we'll narrow our focus to one important aspect of Jesus's teaching from Mark –12—the condition for divorce.

When the Pharisees tested Jesus on this controversial issue of divorce, His response focused on the "one fleshness" of a married couple (Mark –9). I strongly suspect that Jesus’ words about divorce and marriage in Mark and Luke form a hendiadys.

That is to say, Jesus is speaking about divorce and marriage as two components of one course of action: divorcing one person in order to marry someone else. It is this scenario which is tantamount to adultery. Jesus on Divorce Matthew Delivered 11/03/ I'm sure that most every one of you have been touched by divorce.

You have either been divorced or know of someone close to you who has. So Jesus Christ said divorce is wrong because God said you cleave until you’ve owed to O/A!. It’s so beautiful the way God planned it, listened to two Hebrew ideas. The Hebrew Idea of Cleaving.

Discover the Book Ministries | | | [email protected] Page 3. From Galilee, Jesus and his disciples cross the Jordan River and Jesus and divorce book the route southward through Perea. When Jesus was last in Perea, he had stated for the Pharisees the divine standard on   For all its considerable strengths JESUS AND DIVORCE suffers from several "sins of omission." 1.

For all its attention to the Church fathers, it neglects to mention that Origen and Augustine, while also arguing against "remarriage" wondered aloud about how serious a sin it should be considered/5(8).

This book should be essential reading for any Christian concerned about divorce. Although hard to swallow today, Gordon Wenham bases his message, “Jesus did not allow remarriage after divorce,” upon years of study of ancient marriage practices and careful exegesis of the Gospel passages.4/5(1).

Book of Matt (Matt 19) Bible Study on Divorce (Putting Away) and Remarriage. As we study the Greek and Hebrew words in Matt 19 and Malachi 2 we will learn that "divorce" was NOT what Jesus was teaching about, but rather, "putting away" which is far different than divorce.

This morning for our lesson in the Word of God, we come to the 19th chapter of Matthew. Take your Bible, if you will, and let’s look together at Matthew In this particular section of Matth.

Matthew is the thirty-second verse of the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament and part of the Sermon on the Mount. This much scrutinized verse contains part of Jesus ' teachings on the issue of divorce.

2 Teaching of Christian Churches. Protestant views. Orthodox view. 3 Reasoning against divorce. Mark New International Version (NIV) Divorce.

10 Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them.

2 Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 “What did Moses command you?” he replied. Question: "Did God divorce Israel?" Answer: One of the ways in which God assures His people of His love for them is to describe Himself as their husband.

For example, the prophet says to Judah, “Your Maker is your husband—the LORD Almighty is his name—the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth” (Isaiah ; cf.

Jeremiah ; ). Jesus and Divorce book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Is there a New Testament position on divorce and remarriage.

Do th /5. Praise for Jesus, Divorce, and Remarriage This book should be essential reading for any Christian concerned about divorce. Although hard to swallow today, Gordon Wenham bases his message, “Jesus did not allow remarriage after divorce,” upon years of study of ancient marriage practices and careful exegesis of the Gospel passages.

If, instead of resorting to divorce, each individual will seek the comfort and well-being of his or her spouse, couples will grow in love and unity. The gospel of Jesus Christ—including repentance, forgiveness, integrity, and love—provides the remedy for conflict in marriage. writing a book about Jesus’ teaching on divorce.

This I was glad to do, since he had already done most of the work: my role has been essentially that of editor and amplifier. Our subject is an ever topical and sensitive one. Both of us were brought up in what we call the Erasmian tradition which holdsFile Size: 2MB.

The controversy over whether divorce and remarriage is allowed according to the Bible revolves primarily around Jesus’ words in Matthew and The phrase “except for marital unfaithfulness” is the only thing in Scripture that possibly gives God’s permission for.

Jesus' strong anti-divorce stance defends and protects women: by repudiating an easy-divorce culture which invariably favored men by declaring that unlawful divorce and remarriage was a sin against the first wife (Mk ) by treating her actions to be equally significant (Mk ).

Jesus on Divorce: How My Mind Has Changed William A. Heth William A. Heth is Professor of New Testament and Greek at Taylor Univer-sity and has served as a professor at Taylor since Dr.

Heth has written extensively on the issue of divorce and remarriage. He co-authored with Gordon Wenham Jesus and Divorce. A second edition of this work. The second view understands porneia to be a reference to some type of sexual sin, such as adultery, yet holds that while Jesus allowed for divorce on account of sexual sin, he did not permit remarriage (“divorce, but no remarriage”).

A third view of the exception clause allows for neither divorce nor remarriage in the modern context (“no.

The publication on Nov. 12, of the book I co-wrote with Prof. Barrie Wilson, The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus’ Marriage to Mary the Magdalene, has caused a worldwide theological firestorm, including demonstrations in India. I was even the butt of one of Bill O’Reilly’s attacks and have challenged him to Author: Simcha Jacobovici.