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Whether one can remarry, then, is determined by whether or not the divorce itself was biblical.A divorce on biblical grounds constitutes the right to remarry, in my opinion.I would remind you that this is a parallel passage to Matthew 19.I understand that the reason why Jesus does not mention the exception in Mark's Gospel is that He is trying to emphasize "the rule" and not "the exception." That was the problem with the Pharisees.It seems to me that those who hold to this highly restrictive view fail to remember the purpose of divorce.Divorce was permitted because of man's sin; it was a protection for the innocent party.The believer should not pursue a divorce from an unbeliever, but if the unbeliever wants out of the marriage, the believer should not contest this, and the believer would then be free to remarry.The two grounds for remarriage, then, would be a divorce that involved sexual immorality, and a divorce initiated by an unbeliever.

This text makes sexual immorality the only basis for divorce.

Jesus responded that the divorce should be governed by God's original intent for marriage, and not by the culture of the day.

God made it clear that those whom He joined together in marriage, man should not separate.

While Jesus looked upon divorce as a "necessary evil" for those who live in a fallen world, it is never looked upon as good.

Divorce, Jesus said, was never commanded, but only permitted.