divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, and marries another woman commits adultery.”
There were no debates about the validity of neglect and abuse as grounds for divorce in any ancient Jewish literature, for the same reason that there are none about the oneness of God: these principles were unanimously agreed on. Rather than indicating that Jesus did not accept the validity of divorce for neglect and abuse, his silence about it highlights the fact that he did accept it, like all other Jews at that time.
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Galatians 5:13-14 (NIV)
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....I was never allowed to drive my husband's car, use his computer, open the regular mail, use the same blankets on the bed, initiate intimacy, kiss him on the mouth, know how much money was in the bank account, have my name on his bank account, go grocery shopping, use any tax refund money for myself, .....and then there was the occasional beatings...
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