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Gambling is a state-run business promoted to our youth and our poor. Divorce has played havoc with the social structure. Now comes the biggest and—if we don’t win—the last battle: homosexual marriage.The fact is, radical homosexuals don’t really want marriage.This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 1 (2010).For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: Many people, especially Christians, have serious questions about divorce and remarriage.You see it in history, with instance after instance of man’s inhumanity to man.
Lest Wildmon be accused of narrow-minded censoriousness toward those of “alternative views,” I would remind the reader that the protection of heterosexual marriage benefits society at large—not just the evangelical church.
Paul clearly sets forth this underlying assumption and then develops an inspired hermeneutic for dealing with troubled marriages and the questions surrounding divorce for Christians. The basic parameters of life, set forth in the creation in Genesis, chapters 1 and 2, have been damaged by the human fall into sin.
Man’s dominion over creation; gender identity and roles; love, marriage, and child-rearing; domestic life in the home; community solidarity and safety; and the value and sanctity of human life have all been damaged by sin (as is evidenced in Genesis 3 ff., and the evening news on ABC, FOX, or CNN).
Those of a conservative, biblical, and historic Protestant theology are greatly alarmed by the social indicators that do not bode well for the institution of marriage.
In my lifetime I have seen changes I would never have dreamed would occur in our nation.
As the American family appears to be imploding with divorce, and as blended families become a major challenge to negotiate and develop by those who remarry, it is wise for us to examine again Paul’s instructions about divorce and remarriage in First Corinthians 7.