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The church also recognizes that both God’s law and God’s grace must shape and guide our understanding of marriage, divorce, and remarriage.
As such, the Westminster Confession of Faith (the PCA doctrinal standards) reflects the biblical teaching that permits divorce for two reasons- adultery and irreconcilable desertion: Although the corruption of man be such as is apt to study arguments unduly to put asunder those whom God hath joined together in marriage: yet, nothing but adultery, or such willful desertion as can no way be remedied by the Church, or civil magistrate, is cause sufficient of dissolving the bond of marriage: wherein, a public and orderly course of proceeding is to be observed; and the persons concerned in it not left to their own wills and discretion in their own case.
My own denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), approved a study on the subject of divorce and remarriage and adopted the The PCA reaffirms that sex is a gift from God which should be expressed only in marriage between a man and a woman.
Therefore all sexual intercourse outside marriage, including homosexuality and lesbianism, is contrary to God’s Word (the Bible), and is sin.
And yet politicians, businesses, even some church leaders have jumped on the bandwagon.
Lest Wildmon be accused of narrow-minded censoriousness toward those of “alternative views,” I would remind the reader that the protection of heterosexual marriage benefits society at large—not just the evangelical church.
We have abortion on demand, including partial birth abortion.
You see it in each life as we all struggle with physical, emotional, spiritual, and relational brokenness every day.We acknowledge that the Bible declares that those who continuously and unrepentantly sin shall not inherit the Kingdom of God, and we sorrow for their plight.Yet we also joyfully acknowledge that God in the Gospel of Jesus Christ forgives repentant sinners and welcomes such forgiven, cleansed and changed sinners into the Church of Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 6:9–11) The PCA acknowledges that marriage and the church exist within a broken world.Research consistently shows that heterosexual married adults do better in virtually every measure of emotional and physical health than people who are divorced or never married. They recover from illness more quickly, earn and save more money, are more reliable employees, suffer less stress, and are less likely to become victims of any kind of violence.They find the job of parenting more enjoyable, and they have more satisfying and fulfilling sex lives..