Updated: Apr 11
This post provides Christian divorce support for Christians dealing with divorce. This short piece and the video (below) are presented by Attorney RL Johnson, a Christian, civil trial who has litigated over 100 divorces.
Does Jesus Hate Divorce?
Many couples object to divorce on the ground that Jesus hates divorce. As an offer of proof, Christians usually cite Matthew 19:9:
“And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality,
and marries another, commits adultery.” Matthew 19:9 ESV
Christians also cite Mark 10:11-12:
“Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her,
and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.”
Mark 10:11-12 ESV
For additional support for their objection to divorce, some Christians cite 1 Corinthians 7:10-11 where the Apostle Paul instructs that: