Dr Myles Munroe – The Divorce Series 1;The Origin of Divorce
Dr Myles Munroe – The Divorce Series outlines divorce in the most explicable way. This is the 1st part of the series, and as the articles unfolds we will bring out every aspect pertaining to divorce in Dr Myles Munroe – The Divorce Series
The origin of divorce
In the days of the old, there existed a lot of fighting among God’s people in the wilderness. They expressed wickedness in their hearts and selfishness up to a point where Moses had to intervene. Hence, in an attempt to ensure serenity, although it was not in the 10 commandments Moses introduced divorce.
This is to show you that, divorce wasn’t Gods perfect design for man. Marriage is not designed for divorce.
Today we find more divorced people around the world than married people. And, there are
3 categories of people who hurt like the divorced.
- People who are separated but not divorced
- The person who has been together with somebody for many years.
- People who have been separated but are still married
Furthermore, a separation is so painful that most people don’t think they can go on living after it . But there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel.
How to live after divorce
This statement Life after divorce and separation; implies that there is life after divorce but if only you muster the courage to push through.
There are several traumatic experiences after divorce
This is a real experience. God is aware of the fact that your heart can get broken. Luke 4:14 in this scripture, we learn that, people do have broken hearts and God affirms it. When you’ve been through a divorce, the first experience is a broken heart. A broken heart is something that stops you from wanting to live. It is when the feeling of being rejected lives you numb and broken.
Proverbs 18:14 ” The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?” when your spirit is crushed, the next thing in a person’s mind is suicide.
A painful soul:
Your mind, will and emotions make up your soul . Those 3 things go into trauma when you lose someone you love. Memories begin to hunt you. Your mind can’t handle the difficulty of adjustment. The will begins to question if you can put up with the fight or give up. Your emotions take a tremendous blow during a divorce experience. Prov 15: 13 “A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. New Living Translation A glad heart makes a happy face”.
When you are heart broken, you would wish you died, because your life will become mess.
If you are not able to make it through a heart ache, a painful soul and a crushed spirit, then you will result to destruction of life.
Divorce doesn’t only destroy you physically, people go through mental suicide (quit living), emotional suicide (They quit relationships), psychological suicide (they believe everybody is out to get them)
Proverbs 17: 22 “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”
Have an atmosphere of joy in your life, because it counteracts every other sad emotion. If you are not able to handle the result of a divorce or separation, you will die. Not just a physical death but emotional, psychological, mental death, intellectual and social death. You may even get to a point where you begin to shrivel up physically and if you are extreme, you may get involved in drugs, go numb, become an alcoholic or even blow your brains up. Perhaps even commit physical suicide.
Reality is, anyone who goes through divorce or separation, faces some serious things.
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