Several weeks ago, I noted how some common translations of Malachi 2:16 are unhelpful because they make the text say that God hates divorce (e.g. NKJV, KJV, NIV). However, the Malachi 2:16 doesn’t say that; it says, ‘For the man who hates and divorces,’ says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘covers his garment with… Continue reading God Hates Divorce: Slogan or Scripture?
Is every instance of divorce sinful in God's sight? Did Jesus forbid all divorce? Does God hate all divorce? The answer to each of these questions is the same: No. God himself "divorced" Israel for her spiritual adultery. Also, I mentioned last week that a good translation of Malachi 2:16 is “If one hates and… Continue reading Did Jesus Forbid All Divorce?