Jesus and Divorce

March 20, 2022 Preacher: Stephen Conley Series: The Gospel of Mark

Topic: Divorce Scripture: Mark 10:10–10:12

Mark 10:10-12 & Selected Passages


Jesus’ Counter-Cultural Statement on Divorce and Remarriage (Mark 10:10-12; Matthew 19:3-12)

  • The disciples’ clarifying questions from their minds
  • Jesus’ counter-cultural answer for their hearts


God’s Comprehensive Record on Divorce & Remarriage

  • God laid out His plan for His people regarding marriage, divorce, and remarriage (Deuteronomy 24:1-4)
  • God divorced His people for their idolatry and adultery against Him (Jeremiah 2:1-6, 13, 26-29; 3:6-15)
  • God would pursue and redeem His people, despite their sinful behavior (Hosea 1:2-10, 2:14-20; 1 Peter 2:9-10)


Jesus’ Compelling Words to Sinners and Sufferers   (John 4:7-29)

  • In Jesus, we find the Living Water for our souls
  • In Jesus, we are fully known, fully loved, and fully satisfied


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