Abusive Marriages

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Matthew 19:3-9

Some Pharisees approached Him to test Him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife on any grounds?" "Haven't you read," He replied, "that He who created them in the beginning made them male and female , and He also said: For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh ?read more.
So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, man must not separate." "Why then," they asked Him, "did Moses command [us] to give divorce papers and to send her away?" He told them, "Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because of the hardness of your hearts. But it was not like that from the beginning. And I tell you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery."

Matthew 5:32

But I tell you, everyone who divorces his wife, except in a case of sexual immorality, = fornication, or possibly a violation of Jewish marriage laws causes her to commit adultery. And whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

James 1:19-20

My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger, for man's anger does not accomplish God's righteousness.

Psalm 22:24

For He has not despised or detested the torment of the afflicted. He did not hide His face from him, but listened when he cried to Him for help.

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things should not be this way.

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