fam31 “Pastor, I am going to get a divorce”

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“Pastor, I am going to get a divorce”
Considerations before getting a divorce
By David Cox
[fam31] v1r ©2009 www.coxtracts.com
You may free reproduce this tract for non-profit purposes.

At times there are people that have so many problems in their marriage and for good or bad, they are firmly decided in getting a divorce. This tract is a presentation of things to think about before going forward, or better said, pastoral advice to avoid the problems a divorce will cause.

In this tract, I, as a pastor, will present answers and arguments that I have heard from people at these crossroads, and hopefully it will be of help to people who are honest and humble enough to accept good advice rather than being bull-headed and doing their own will no matter what spiritual and emotional damage it causes.




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fam12 Common law marriages

Common Law Marriages
By David Cox
[fam12] v1 ©2008
www.coxtracts.com
You can freely photocopy this tract for non-profit use.




Mat 24:38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, 39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Many in our day promote informal unions, which is a man and woman living together and having sex without the formal commitments of marriage, that is with the understanding that the relationship is not permanent. This is supposedly without the «strings» of commitment, but with the freedom of sex. Is this really a paradise situation or a great problem? What does God say about this situation? Continue reading