Realities, Not Ideals

BY LUE-YEE TSANG

Jesus speaks in Mark 10:2–11 about divorce:

And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of divorce and to send her away.” And Jesus said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart he wrote you this commandment. But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’ ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.”

This was hard to understand. At least, it was for the Lord’s disciples. Continue reading “Realities, Not Ideals”

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