Spiritual maturity in Marriage and Divorce Part-1

Matthew 19:1-10

Just what is a marriage? There is a lot of noise, confusion and pain on this topic in our culture and even among believers. What was God’s intent in marriage, and how do we, as Christians, live that reality out? What did the Lord Jesus think of marriage, and divorce? Where did he go for information, wisdom and authority on these matters?


Jesus and the apostle Paul both taught on marriage as well as divorce. Both relied upon the writings of God’s prophet, Moses, as God’s authoritative and expressed will for the purpose and design of marriage. We would do well and be wise to follow their lead in our lives, decisions and advice, for in their teaching the Spirit of God lives and breathes life! Let’s take a look at one key passage (and we’ll examine others in subsequent sermons).