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But if the unbelieving partner leaves, let him go. In such cases the brother or sister is not under obligation. God has called you to live in peace.
In a similar way, you wives must submit yourselves to your husbands so that, even if some of them refuse to obey the word, they may be won over without a word through your conduct as wives
Some Pharisees came to him in order to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason?" He answered them, "Haven't you read that the one who made them at the beginning "made them male and female' and said, "That is why a man will leave his father and mother and be united with 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 never separate." They asked him, "Why, then, did Moses order us "to give a certificate of divorce and divorce her'?" He told them, "It was because of your hardness of heart that Moses allowed you to divorce your wives. But from the beginning it was not this way. I tell you that whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery."
But I say to you, any man who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery."
Continue to remember those in prison as if you were in prison with them, as well as those who are mistreated, since they also are only mortal.
Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord.
What the righteous say is a flowing fountain, but what the wicked say conceals violence.
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. For human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
Learn to practice what is good; seek justice, alleviate oppression, defend orphans in court, and plead the widow's case.
Let no filthy talk be heard from your mouths, but only what is good for building up people and meeting the need of the moment. This way you will administer grace to those who hear you.
If anyone thinks that he is religious and does not bridle his tongue, but instead deceives himself, his religion is worthless.
Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred.