Category Archives: Church of Christ Doctrinal Issues

Divorce & Remarriage: 1 Cor 7:10-11

Christopher writes, One thing you have failed to do in your responses, Jay, is explain how 1 Corinthians 7:10-11 squares with your theology. Here are two earlier posts on that subject: here and here. (1 Cor. 7:10-11 ESV)  10 To … Continue reading

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From the Comments: Divorce & Remarriage, Part 5

Reader Laymond followed up with a pertinent comment. Laymond wrote, I believe the Hebrew writer gives a different conclusion for those who ask forgiveness, and continue to intentionally do the very thing they asked God to forgive them for. I … Continue reading

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From the Comments: Divorce & Remarriage, Part 4

Continuing my response to Nathan’s question in the comments: Nathan asks (Part 2), Is adultery a “one-time” sin that is committed on the day of the marriage ceremony, or is it an ongoing sin? Surely we would teach that individuals … Continue reading

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From the Comments: Divorce & Remarriage, Part 3

Inevitably, my responses to two emails about divorce and remarriage led to questions and responses in the comments. In fact, to cover the issue properly would require a book — and so I wrote one: But If You Do Marry … Continue reading

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A Follow Up Question About Divorce & Remarriage

I get emails (heavily edited to be anonymous) — My wife and I read your post but our case is different. We were raised to be Christians, and I was baptized before my first marriage. I was guilty of adultery … Continue reading

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A Question about Divorce and Remarriage

I received the following comment over at GraceConversation.com, at the post “Proposition One: Doctrinal error can lead to eternal damnation, by Phil Sanders.” For some reason, I’m not getting current notices of comments there, and so this response is a little … Continue reading

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Assembly 2.0: Part 11.11: Have We Restored the First Century Assembly?

Restorationism The Restoration Movement was originally a unity movement. Various branches attempted to build unity from within the Presbyterian and Baptist denominations, but they found themselves unwelcome, even excommunicated by their home denominations. They became, unwillingly, a new denomination (and … Continue reading

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