Marriage - in the light of God's word!
Jan Kåre Christensen
Today, cohabitation is widely accepted among the people - from the top of the social ladder and entered in the "Christian" series, but the Bible cohabitation as adultery and says that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God. (1 Corinthians 6:9, 7:2 and 1 Thessalonians 4:2-5.)
God wanted man well, and instituted the lifelong marriage as the framework of the love between man and woman. (Mark 10:7 and Ephesians 5:31)
The importance of this is reflected by the fact that the Lord did this in the 6th commandment says "Thou shalt not commit adultery," or that it can also be translated: "Thou shalt not commit adultery."
There are some basic principles that recur in all that the Bible speaks of marriage. There are things that are immutable, they belong to the order of creation. God emphasizes this when he says in 1 Mos. 2:24 "Therefore shall a man leave his father and mother and be with his wife and they shall become one flesh."
Jesus also refers to this when he speaks of marriage in Food. 19:3 ff. The spouses shall be one flesh, and jointly share both joys and sorrows that this entails.
The Bible puts marriage in a social and legal context. The word from 1M 2:24 says that "man shall leave his father and mother."
This means he goes from a legal and social context and into another, where it becomes clear that these two by marriage has formed a new unit that will last a lifetime.
Based on the word of God will not help out a legally binding confirmation that the marriage is entered into.
The Bible has no formula for how a marriage should be entered into. Society's arrangements for the marriage is valid, if they do not violate God's word. It is important to emphasize is that marriage is a legal change of lifelong marital status made in full transparency and confirmed by the couple, their parents and authorities. For a Christian, it is natural that the marriage is also entered under the word of God and prayer.
A cohabitation lacks any biblical justification. It is based on subjective feelings and personal decisions. Cohabitation is a lack of willingness to make a decision of the lifelong nature and a desire to live together sexually without taking on the obligation of the Bible relates to such unions.
The Bible says that divorce is against God's will. Jesus says in Matthew 19:4-6: "Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said: Therefore shall a man leave father and mother and cleave to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh? So they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate. "See also Mark 10:6-9, Luke 4:18 p.m.; 1 Corinthians 7:10-11.
The New Testament has three specific exceptions where divorce is not sin. The one exception is found in Matthew 5:32 "But I tell you, whoever divorces his wife for any reason other than adultery, is the reason why she commits adultery. And whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery. "
The other exception is discussed in 1 Corinthians 7:12-16. Here is what an unbelieving spouse who demand a divorce if the other does not want to enter the Christian faith.
And when the other dies. Rom. 7. 3 As long as man lives, the one who committed adultery if she marries another. But if her husband dies, she is free from the law and does not break the marriage if she marries another. Other exceptions are not mentioned in the NT.
The Bible also speaks clearly in this case. In Luke 4:18 p.m. states: "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another, commits adultery. And whoever marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery. "
Jesus' words in Mark 10:11-12 is not to be misunderstood: "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another, is guilty of adultery against her. And if a woman divorces her husband and marries another, she runs adultery. "
Paul writes as clearly in the 1st Corinthians 7:10-11: "And unto the married I command, yet not I, but from the Lord: A wife must not divorce her husband. But is she separated from him, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And a husband must not divorce his wife. "
We note that Paul refers to a commandment from the Lord. It provided only two options for the divorced wife: to remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. The exception is if there is adultery with built in picture.
But the innocent party may remarry after a divorce is based on Matthew 19:9 where Jesus says: "But I tell you, whoever divorces his wife for any reason other than fornication, and marries another, he commit adultery. And whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery. "
We must train of thought which we find in the Old Testament. If one is allowed to stand, one can enter into a new marriage. Therefore, there is the possibility of remarriage under three conditions, where one is "legally" divorced.
These are three of the following:
2.The disbelief requires a divorce.
3.Den one spouse has committed adultery and does not want reconciliation.
Service and remarriage
Yet is has been separated as believers and holding a service, there will be stricter criteria. It says there are several places in Paul's teaching that one should be a one woman man (see Pastoral letters). What?
James says in his letter chapter 3:1: "My brothers! Not many of you become teachers! For we know that we will get the severe sentence. "
The responsibility is very great to be a preacher. It's a big difference to be a regular church member and to be preaching. But it is not to act that is more loved by God, but it has to be faithful over the responsibility God has given. I believe that God will forgive any sin at all. But there are other things that must be considered, as preacher holds any special responsibility. Would someone in a profane context allowed a pedophile to work with children? No. Equally clear is the Scripture that we should not allow a re-married preacher to preach to other people with a Pastoral and learn responsibility. That one is the Evangelist who, among other things Frank Many were after he was divorced, we allowed. But do not be appointed as Pastor, Shepherd, or elders. One should not be the leader of the flock and the herd, but be even under a system of inspection.
But when one holds an office as a preacher, so required a lot. Therefore, James says that not many will be preachers. Why can not a preacher taking liberties only at his own expense, he has a special responsibility of God and their fellow man.
When it comes to marriage, it is not permissible for a minister to marry again under any circumstances, then disqualifies him for the office he has received. It's like an athlete cut the legs off, he is no longer fit to be a sportsman, if he wants to. A minister should be one woman man, we see Paul teach about time after time. (1 Tim. 3.2 and Titus 1:6).
Should anything be unclear here, so I recommend submitting a question to our blog or write something yourself there. This should and should have been a common Christian understanding there gjengiftede got and be able to land and sea. There are spirits, demonic such as follows in the footsteps of loose sexual morals and life.
1 Timothy. 4. 1. Spirit says with clear words that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith. They should stick to the spirits that lead astray, and the lessons derived from evil powers. 2 They are deceived by the lying hypocrites that are seared in his conscience. 3 These people refuse to marry and to require that one should stay away from certain types of food, yet God has created this for those who believe and know the truth, to accept it with thanks. 4 For everything God created is good, and nothing is reprehensible when it is received with thanks. 5 It is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
There is no question of A and B Christians. Marriage is a divine plan that also shows the relationship between Christ and the church. Therefore, it is in the nature here, that there are such large claims. God stands behind his words, why is this an example of something even bigger and richer. Our relationship with Jesus and his relationship with us. So be careful with both you marry and you are not soiled your life here. If you live in accordance with God's word here, is the best predicted not that you grow as a believer.
1. Tess. 4. 1. Moreover, brethren, pray and urge you in the Lord Jesus, You have received and learned from us how you should live and be God pleasing, and so do you live already. But you must make even greater progress in this! 2 You know what orders we gave you from the Lord Jesus. 3 For this is God's will - your sanctification: You should keep away from fornication, 4 everyone should know to win his own wife in holiness and honor, 5 not in the sensual passion as the heathen they know not God. 6 And no one has to do his brother wrong or deceiving him in these things. Lord punishes all such, we have previously said and put you in anger. 7 For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but to a holy life. 8 Therefore, he who rejects this rejects not man but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit.
We read that scripture provides a clear testimony of the priest in the old covenant, how he should live, who stood in the same responsibility before God and their fellow man as the preacher and supervising the man standing in the new covenant. 3. Genesis 9:14 p.m.: "A widow or a divorced woman, or profane, or a prostitute - something he must not marry. Only a virgin of his people shall he take to wife. "
We read that God gives the same testimony and require the same of the priest during the upcoming 1000-årsriket to serve the people of Jerusalem in Israel, which law shall go forth from it. Ezekiel 44:22: "A widow or a woman that her husband has divorced itself from, they will not take a wife, but only virgins of Israel. But they can take a widow who is the widow of a priest. "
When Scripture is so clear when it comes to the priest in the Old Covenant and the 1000-årsriket, it is no less clear when it comes to the church's time-catering, we are living in the loveliest and greatest privilege of all, "one woman man."
Just as the Scripture says that it is demonic and forførisk denying a preacher and overseer to marry (1 Tim. 4:1), it is to come under the same adverse conditions to accept and allowed the ministers to marry the again while the spouse lives. It is only by death that it may be appropriate for an overseer to marry again, and then with a non-divorced!
Among other Derek Prince was a great Bible teacher married a divorced, this was of course never God's will. Can only hope he was saved, though he did accept God's will.
But the person who is re-married may have some loose meetings Evangelist, but never stand in a Pastoral and Pastoral role.
As far as I know about it, so practice the great Pentecostal direction in America Assembly of God: this? If this is true, they are a model for all others. Encourages others to also get more information there and other places are taken up. I do not consider that I have the ultimate and complete truth, but God has shown me in His word. It keeps my back and the gift I have got to teach. It allows me to come forward particularly in spring home as you can see even more article on this subject and many other topics from God's word.
Assembly of God has also written statues for how to go about preachers who cheat, etc. It was such this that made the great and mighty evangelist Jimmy Swaggart was cast out, which turned out in retrospect was necessary and right then he was not free his sexdemoner and desires. We must hold ourselves to Jesus and God's word at this time, it will be fine! If not then it ends in apostasy and disaster!
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