Memorable Scripture: Jesus on divorce

Matthew 5:31-32
“Furthermore it has been said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ But I say to you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery.” Continue reading

Memorable Scripture: Amnon & Absalom – 4 lessons to learn

After this Absalom the son of David had a lovely sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her. Amnon was so distressed over his sister Tamar that he became sick; for she was a virgin. And it was improper for Amnon to do anything to her. But Amnon had a friend whose name was Jonadab the son of Shimeah, David’s brother. Now Jonadab was a very crafty man. 2 Samuel 13:1-3 Continue reading

The Sin Difference

Not all sin was treated the same under the Mosaic Law. Granted sin is sin and all sin is ultimately punishable by death but under the Law not all sin was given a death penalty. Continue reading

Intimacy – Part 2 (Looking for a Loophole)

I remember some 35 years ago a Christian man telling me that it was okay for him and his fiancé to engage in physical intimacy. In fact, he had scripture to back him up.
I asked him, “What scripture?”
Back then all we used was the King James Version and this is the scripture he had found; Continue reading

Intimacy – Part 1

Someone posted a verse of scripture on Facebook the other evening and as I read it I had a new thought about it.
The verse posted was Gen 2:24 – Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Continue reading