Should you divorce a cheating partner?
19 June 2016, 16:54
There is NO bigger lie today than that divorce is permissible in cases of adultery. Jesus does not permit you to walk out on a crying and repentant spouse who is sorry and begging your forgiveness. There are NO Biblical grounds for divorce.
The self professed gospel "ministers" who recommend someone get a divorce flout the teaching of Christ in the Bible that teaches forgiveness from cover to cover.
Divorce is not forgiveness but revenge. How are we to deal with other sins like murder, theft, and assault? Matthew 5:28 teaches that ALL MEN are adulterers! Jesus plainly taught that divorce is ALWAYS the result of a sinful HARD-HEART.
Many false teachers twist, pervert and corrupt God's Word in an attempt to justify the sin of divorce; BUT, the Words of Jesus Christ in Matthew 19:8 stand as testimony against them all... "Moses BECAUSE OF THE HARDNESS OF YOUR HEARTS suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so."
"But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses," Matthew 6:15.
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So I encourage all people contemplating divorce to examine their hearts first.
Most of the time the person who wants the divorce doesn't have love in their heart for God and spouse so they make it very difficult for the partner to stay with them.
At the same time they are fault finding and keeping a record of sins done to them and don't want to face and solve the problems. They want an easy way out. This consumer mentality of discarding anything that doesn't serve our selfish interest is wrong.
When your car develops a problem, you take it to the garage and repair it. When a marriage is in problem, pray and pour yourself into finding a solution before you consider leaving.
Normally, people who leave and remarry end up divorced again because the issues they had were never resolved and they carry them to another relationship. By so doing, they end up creating and spreading a lot of heartache and trouble for their partners, kids and society at large.
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