What Jesus Says About Oaths and Divorce

February 12, 2023   /   Grace Fellowship Church Johnson City

What Jesus Says About Oaths and Divorce

Matthew 5:31-37

Bulletin Outline

33 “Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not break your oath, but fulfill to the Lord the vows you have made.’ 34 But I tell you, do not swear an oath at all: either by heaven, for it is God’s throne; 35 or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. 36 And do not swear by your head, for you cannot make even one hair white or black. 37 All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.

  • Jesus’ desire is that our words be with our intentions, feelings, desires, and thoughts.
  • This starts with in the deep of God.

31 “It has been said, ‘Anyone who divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, makes her the victim of adultery, and anyone who marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

What is Jesus doing?

  • elevating the of

  • emphasizing the of

The question above the waterline….

  • When is divorce ?

The questions below the waterline….

  • How do I my spouse?

  • How is my towards my spouse?

Divorce is the unforgiveable sin.

You are deeply by Jesus.

God can bring out of .

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