An Exposition of Mark 10:1-12 - Part Two
Today the text before us involves Jesus getting pulled right into the middle of a public controversy over the heated issue of divorce. Specifically, the question relates to when divorce is sanctioned by God and when it’s not.
But Jesus has spent his time so far building a biblical theology of marriage. That’s what we looked at last week. Now this week, after reestablishing God’s perspective, Jesus gets to the matter of divorce.
4 Points as Jesus Corrects a Corrupt View of Marriage (10:1-12)
- The critical setting for the lesson (1-2)
- The common abuse of Scripture (3-4)
- The careful affirmation of God’s design (5-9)
- The concluding application (10-12) developing the doctrine