“Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul.”
God hates divorce. He also hates the causes that lead to divorce. Which does He hate more? Prioritizing a result over a cause seems to me to be out of character for a God who has gone through the trouble of establishing a reputation of looking at the intents of the heart. Divorce is a symptom of an underlying problem. Yet, many have invented doctrines based on the presumption that divorce is the problem and more hated by God than the cause. In my opinion, this is an example of how we can sometimes allow our own bias and narrow-mindedness to color our interpretations of what God has said. There is always a ‘why’ behind the ‘what.’ I believe that we would be more effective in combating divorce and perpetuating happy marriages if we dealt more with the behavior that often leads to divorce rather than […]
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