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What does the Bible say about remarriage if a divorce occurred before salvation?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
This is a very difficult, interesting, and challenging question. Some would say that since believers in Christ are "new creations" with "all things made new" (2 Corinthians 5:17), the sin and conse...

July 01 2013 3 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Seth3 Seth Freeman
When you became a Christian, you were forgiven for all your sins. You are a new creation. 

If your former spouse is a Christian and still single, perhaps reconciliation is a possibility. If your former spouse is not a Christian, you actually shouldn't seek reconciliation because they are not a Christian. 

I would think that based upon Paul's teaching in I Corinthians 7, specifically where if an unbelieving spouse wishes to divorce a believing spouse that the believing spouse is both able to get the divorce AND remarry that you should consider yourself free to seek a Christian spouse now that you have a relationship with Christ.

February 14 2014 3 responses Vote Up Share Report


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