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Bible Q

Is it committing adultery if it’s my boyfriend?

Adultery is defined as “voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than his or her lawful spouse”1 or, to put it more simply, if one of you is married then having sex is committing adultery. It doesn’t matter if you have started a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship, if one of you is married then […]

Was Paul married? If so, what happened to his wife?

The information that we have in the Bible says that Paul wasn’t married when he wrote 1 Corinthians: To the unmarried and the widows I say that it is good for them to remain single as I am. [1Cor. 7:8] However, we don’t know with absolute certainty if Paul was married before or after this — […]

Can you commit adultery by marrying a divorced person?

The idea that marrying someone who is divorced may be adultery comes from two things Jesus says: “Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.”  Luk 16:18 “It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate […]

What does the Bible say about remarriage after divorce?

God’s rules have been clear from the beginning: one husband, one wife. “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” (Gen 2:24). Jesus commented on this: “So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, […]