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The topic is usually the "elephant in the room." What was your reaction when you saw the title of today's message? Honestly? Find out what Jesus taught about divorce in Mark.

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DIVORCE

Mark 10:1-12

  • The “elephant in the room”
  • Your reaction when you saw the title for today’s message? Honestly?

1.) WHO ASKED THE QUESTION ABOUT DIVORCE? v. 2

2.) WHY DID THEY ASK THE QUESTION ABOUT DIVORCE? v. 2

  • Rabbi Hillel
  • Rabbi Shammai

3.) WHAT WAS JESUS’ RESPONSE TO THE QUESTION? v. 3-12

  • A question about Moses’ certificate of divorce. v. 3-5 (Deuteronomy 24:1)
  • A reminder of God’s original design for marriage. v. 6-8 (Genesis 2:24)
  • A conclusion that goes beyond the teaching of both Rabbis. v. 9-12 (Matthew 10:3-9; Matthew 5:31-32)

4.) HOW DOES JESUS’ TEACHING APPLY TODAY? (DOES IT APPLY TODAY?)

  • Pre-cross teaching. Genesis 2:24 | Malachi 2:13-16 | Matthew 5:31-32; 19:3-9 | Mark 10:1-12
  • Post-cross teaching. Ephesians 5:22-33 | 1 Corinthians 7:10-16
  • The focus of our attention: Marriage or Divorce?
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