In the Gentile society, a wife divorcing her husband was acceptable.
The Jew understood that they could not simply divorce the law because divorce has no power over God.The fact that death of a spouse before marriage to another was necessary, would resolve any issues prevalent in that day, pertaining to marriage; i.e., divorce and remarriage, polygamy, bigamy or digamy (a woman with more than one husband)., "The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord." It can not be stated any clearer than this.On the other side of the sanctuary sat her divorced husband with their three children.I was led of the Lord to minister the very familiar passage of .I heard it explained many times by many men of God that what the Christians in Corinth were actually saying was, "Christ's forgiveness, His mercy and grace is sufficient, even in this situation." (This is precisely what is being said today.) I suppose their glorying was to be expected, after all, the Holy Spirit characterized the maturity of the Church as, "And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ" This was an INDIVIDUAL FAMILY SIN PROBLEM that, for what ever reason, was not resolved by the family.
Therefore they, the Church, was to tell the man to stop sinning immediately.
The Holy Spirit is using Paul to address the sin of adultery (most likely members of the Churches) because of their knowledge of the Law and the necessity of death to the Law and all other Jewish laws for salvation in Christ Jesus.
Because of the , turning to Christ from Judaism had grave personal and social consequences).
in your Church Family membership, leadership and ministerial oversight while refusing the homosexual crowd, major problems concerning your 501c3 exemption is on the way.
You're not going to be allowed to continue having a "smorgasbord ministry" / having it both ways.
If they were living together without marriage it obviously meant that someone had to move out. it meant dissolving the marriage and, once again, someone had to move out.