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In the aftermath of a divorce, every man and woman needs to decide how he or she will start over.
God, the Creator of humanity and of marriage itself, has laid out His plan for marriage as a lifelong union. When we stray from His plan, as we have seen in the studies mentioned above, the results are damaging on many levels.
Jesus underscored the importance and sacredness of lifelong marriage in His own teachings.
(See Matthew 19:6.) The apostle Paul further taught that the marital relationship is to be an ongoing demonstration of the sacrificial love that Christ showed His church.
While Jesus looked upon divorce as a "necessary evil" for those who live in a fallen world, it is never looked upon as good.
Divorce, Jesus said, was never commanded, but only permitted.
I think all Christians would agree that God's ideal for marriage is "one man and one woman, living together in marriage until parted by death." We see this emphasized by our Lord in Matthew 19:3-12.
(Those who were living in pain for a very long time, that's who.) So starting over looks different for every person, especially depending on what your marriage looked like in the day-to-day, who initiated the divorce, and how long you were married.Unfortunately, the divorce rate in the church is comparable to that of the culture at large.Many Christians see nothing wrong with divorce, at least in their own particular situation. For some of us, we had no idea what it was like to live on our own. But what does starting over after divorce look like? You cannot see the forest for the trees; you cannot see around the bend.
" Divorce is the tearing apart of the foundation of all stable societies — the family. But are there any cases in which the Bible divorce?