Our Lord Jesus Christ said in Matthew 19:9 –
“And I say to you, whoever Divorces his wife, except for S*xual
Immorality, and marries another, commits ADULTERY; and whoever marries
the woman who is Divorced commits ADULTERY.”
God’s law is clear; “Thou shall not commit Adultery.” And the Bible
makes it clear in 1 Corinthians 6:9&10 – ‘Fornicators, Adulterers,
etc. can’t make Heaven.’
So be VERY careful how you follow misguided people on social media to
think you can Divorce just anyhow you like; unless your destiny is to go
to HELL Fire…
Pastor Adebola Ogunleye of the Foursquare Gospel Church on Sunday in
Lagos said that the rate of divorce among Christians was becoming
Delivering a sermon entitled, “Maximizing Godly Impact for the Family”,
the cleric said family strife was on the rise and urged brethren to
address root causes of marriage problems leading to divorce.
“Today, it is no longer news that pastors are beating up their wives and divorce has crept into the church.
“Divorce of convenience is what we see in the church today. It is becoming a vogue in church which must stop,” he said.
He called on couples to constantly review their relationships and
correct all the wrongs, adding that they should also seek Godly counsel
from church elders where there were bigger issues they could not handle
He also warned against wrong counsels and advised couples to guide
against external influences that could cause trouble in the home and
He urged women to be submissive to their husbands and husbands to always
love their wives and guide against ungodly ego that could affect
harmony in marriage.
He listed factors for having Godly homes to include, positive personal principles, proactive parenting and prayerfulness.
He said that each member of the family had a role to play, adding that
they all needed to make personal decisions to make the home work.
He explained that Satan attacked the first family of Adam by causing
hatred and division that led one of the children, Cain, to kill his
He added that Satan was still attacking marriages and families till today.
He stressed the need for peace and harmony in the home to create a conducive atmosphere for raising Godly children.
“We must let our children know it should be God first, God last, God in
between and God always. Teach them to know that God is not an option,
God should be everything.”