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Chuck Smith

Matthew 5:31

Chuck Smith"JESUS AND DIVORCE" Intro: Value of systematic study. Background of text - 6 statements, "Ye have heart, but I..." Not comparing law of Moses with His teaching, but Pharisees interpretation with His teaching. I. WHAT DID THE LAW OF MOSES TEACH? A. Deut. 24: 1-4, Matthew 19. 1. Word adultery not ment... Read More
John Gill

Concerning the Time of the Messiah's Coming.

John GillThe Prophecies Respecting the Messiah CHAPTER III. Concerning the Time of the Messiah’s Coming Having endeavored to prove that there was a very curly intimation given of the Messiah, as the seed of the woman, to our first parents after their apostasy from God; and considered the several advantages w... Read More
John Chrysostom

Homily 17 on Matthew

John ChrysostomMatthew 5:27-28. You have heard that it was said to them of old time, You shall not commit adultery; but I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her, has committed adultery with her already in his heart. Having now finished the former commandment, and having extended it u... Read More
Principles For The Gathering Of Believers

76 - Chronological Bible Reading of Scriptures

Principles For The Gathering Of BelieversThere is a great need in the body of Christ for consistent reading of the Holy Scriptures in their entirety, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse. In this case we are encouraging a chronological reading of the Scriptures. Most of the confusion is created when certain teachers, groups, or... Read More
J. Vernon McGee

When Divorce is Scriptural and Marriage is Unscriptural

J. Vernon McGeeThe Old Testament prophecy of Malachi reveals an age deadened to sin. The people of Israel had been drugged to an unconsciousness of sin. They were in a spiritual stupor with no conviction, which is the lowest state of sin. They mouthed surprise that God would find fault with their lifestyle. They w... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Abstain (depart, desert, fall or draw away, withdraw) (868) aphistemi

Abstain (868) (aphistemi from apo = separation of one thing from another + histemi = stand and is the root of our English = apostasy) literally means to stand off from means to withdraw, to stand off, to forsake, to depart from or to remove oneself from. To apostatize or to fall away from. To withdr... Read More
David Servant

Day 75, Mark 10

David ServantThe issues of divorce and remarriage are ones that have been hotly debated within Christian circles. As you seek for a true understanding, let me encourage you, first of all, to consider all that Scripture teaches on the subject. If our interpretation of Jesus' words that we read today, for example,... Read More
David Servant

Greatest Salvation Sermon

David ServantAbout two thousand years ago, the Son of God, then living on earth in human form, spoke to a multitude of people who had gathered to hear Him on a mountainside along the Sea of Galilee. Today we refer to the words He spoke that day as the “Sermon on the Mount.” Jesus was the greatest communicator wh... Read More
Timothy Tow

Do You Murder and Commit Adultery?

Text: Matt 5:20 -32 The answer is no and yes! No according to the casuistry of the scribes and Pharisees, yes according to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. The scribes and Pharisees who are the theologians and legalistic teachers quote the VII Commandment, but with a twist. You are only responsibl... Read More
Arthur Pink


Arthur PinkDIVORCE Arthur Pink September, 1947 One of the most unmistakable and tragic evidences of the moral decadence of our generation, is the enormous increase in the number of divorces! During the last few decades, they have literally multiplied. They are common to every strata of society, rich and poor, ... Read More

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