Christian dating during divorce
He may try to even the score by fighting about custody of the children or how to split the marital estate.
If you have children, then you also need to realize that it's in your best interest to try to keep a cordial relationship with your husband.
It can look like you have questionable morals, even if you were the perfect wife during your marriage.
If you date, your boyfriend may be open to scrutiny To top it off, a really vindictive husband might consider suing your boyfriend for alienation of affection.
Malachi -16 gives us a clear look into God’s heart for marriage: Another thing you do: You flood the Lord’s altar with tears. They asked, ‘Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any and every reason?
You weep and wail because he no longer pays attention to your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands. ” It is because the Lord is acting as the witness between you and the wife of your youth, because you have broken faith with her, though she is your partner, the wife of your marriage covenant. '”“Haven’t you read,” He replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh”? Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.”Because, as an attorney, I’ve represented many people going through divorce, I understand why God says, “I hate [it]! (In Colorado, for example, if one spouse files for divorce, the other cannot stop it from occurring.) Nonetheless, it’s important that we in the Body of Christ encourage those in troubled marriages to seek counseling and restoration — because most divorces are neither necessary nor unavoidable.
(See Ephesians -33.)Let’s look at this issue more closely. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith with the wife of your youth. Jesus Christ reiterated the importance and permanence of marriage.
Specifically, what does the Bible tell us about divorce? Matthew 19:3-6 (NIV) says, “Some Pharisees came to Him to test Him.
You should also seek out counsel from your own pastor and, ideally, a licensed Christian counselor. But biblical grounds may exist: If you are a follower of Jesus Christ, please pray carefully about your decision to divorce, and be open to God’s leading.
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Many Christians disagree about whether the Bible allows divorce and/or remarriage.
By Tracy Achen If you are thinking about dating during divorce ... You may think that you are free to start a new relationship once the decision is made to separate or divorce.
But it is wise to hold off on the dating scene until after your divorce is finalized for a number of strategic, legal, and emotional reasons.