Most Relevant Verses
But if the unbeliever leaves, let him leave. A brother or a sister is not bound in such cases. God has called you to peace.
Wives, in the same way, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the [Christian] message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live,
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."
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.
Remember the prisoners, as though you were in prison with them, and the mistreated, as though you yourselves were suffering bodily.
Husbands, love your wives and don't become bitter against them.
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
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.
Learn to do what is good. Seek justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow's cause.
No rotten talk should come from your mouth, but only what is good for the building up of someone in need, in order to give grace to those who hear.
If anyone thinks he is religious, without controlling his tongue but deceiving his heart, his religion is useless.
All bitterness, anger and wrath, insult and slander must be removed from you, along with all wickedness.