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sermons tagged 'divorce'

Eunuchs for the Kingdom

Matthew 19.10-12
Aug 12th 2018

As we worked through last week's passage, discovering God's deign & intent for permanence in our marriages, all kinds of questions arose in the minds of many. Even as Jesus' disciples heard the truth, they too came away with a weighty question & conclusion: "If such...read >>

divorce, eunuch, forgiveness, Gospel, grace, hope, Jesus, marriage, mercy, single, single parenting
marriage, Matthew, single

Because Of Your Hardness of Heart

Matthew 19.7-12
Aug 5th 2018

Last time we were together in Matthew chapter 19, Jesus revealed for us through His Word what He designed marriage for: to proclaim God's faithful, to image-forth His gracious, never-changing, unbreakable, covenant love for His people.

But if that's the case, if...read >>

divorce, Ezekiel 36, hope, Jeremiah 31, marriage, new covenant, permanence, remarriage
divorce, marriage, Matthew

No Longer Two, But One

Matthew 19.3-6
Jul 22nd 2018

No matter how common divorce may become, the fact remains: it hurts... a lot. When two people enter a marriage, promising & trusting themselves to one another until death do they part, only then to suffer the heartache of unfaithfulness, it's absolutely...read >>

divorce, evangelism, Genesis, Gospel, hope, marriage, peace, Pharisees, plan, purpose, reconciliation, remarriage
divorce, marriage, Matthew

You Shall Be Sons of God

Matthew 5
Jan 24th 2016

In today's sermon we will review the first section of Jesus' Sermon On The Mount.

We begin with a question: "Where does Life in God's Kingdom begin?" If we aren't aligned with King Jesus at the start, by the time He is through with His first section, we should be....read >>

adultery, anger, beatitudes, disciple, discipleship, divorce, follow, freedom, happy, joy, kingdom, life, light, lust, marriage, obedience, salt, sin, sorrow, truth
Matthew, Matthew 5, Sermon On The Mount

Covenant Breaking, Adultery, Divorce & Remarriage

Matthew 5.31-32
Dec 13th 2015

"Is it lawful to divorce?" the Pharisees questioned Jesus.

They had stripped down His commandments to self-righteous standards, checkboxes for religious men, nothing some human certificate couldn't fix.

Jesus' teaching in the previous section of Scripture was...read >>

adultery, Bride, covenant, divorce, fornication, Gospel, hope, Husband, Jesus, marriage, remarriage
Divorce, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Covenant Making -- The Meaning of Marriage

Genesis 2, Ephesians 5.22-33
Dec 6th 2015

According to First John 3.8, "The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy [not excuse, but destroy] the works of the devil." And what is the work of the devil? Sin in us, the children of God.

Before we talk about Covenant Breaking in Matthew 5.31-32, let's...read >>

covenant, divorce, holy, holy matrimony, keeping, marriage, promise, sacred
Marriage, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount