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  • Why one born-again Christian got divorced (vanity)

    11/05/2004 6:14:27 PM PST · by JockoManning · 14 replies · 491+ views
    My Life | 11/5/2004 | Mrs. Jocko Manning
    There are three valid reasons for divorce and they apply to Christians and non-Christians alike: 1. adultery 2. abuse 3. chronic and complusive selfishness For seventeen years, from age 19 until age 36, I endured this at the hands of my now-Ex-husband. He beat me, he cheated on me, and he was utterly selfish. I had heard that it brought shame to the Lord Jesus when Christians divorced, that God said divorce was necessary because people were hard hearted and too stubborn, and that as long as I kept "forgiving" my husband & continued being meek / quiet, I would...