Re: 1 Corinthians 7:27,28

From: Steve Amato (
Date: Thu Aug 06 1998 - 08:52:09 EDT

Ward Powers writes:
>In summary: In Scripture, a broken marriage is always wrong, always
>contrary to God's perfect will (and there are no exceptions to this); but
>the sin of a broken marriage, like any other sin, is forgivable. Moreover,
>there are no prohibitions upon remarriage after divorce: Paul expressly
>says that such remarriage is not a sin (1 Cor 7:28) and commands it when
>the person who is now AGAMOS sees that he/she does not have the gift of
>chastity and continence (1 Cor 7:9).

Doesn't interpreting it that way nullify any application to:

Mark 10
11 He answered, "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman
commits adultery against her.
12 And if she divorces her husband and marries another man, she commits

Since, as you say, such remarriage is not sin?

Steve AMato

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