What the Church Gets Wrong About Divorce With Rylee Mowery – 025

God doesn’t rate sin, so why do we?

The Bible says God hates sin but loves the sinner. So why does the Church seem to put special emphasis on the sin of divorce—often going so far as to say that remarriage is biblically wrong? This is a question I have wrestled with and know many others have as well.

My guest, Rylee Mowery (@scriptandscriptures on Instagram) has personal experience with this, and a passion for the truth of what God says about it. We have a heartfelt discussion where the goal is encouraging Christ-centered marriages, focusing on how this applies to remarriage. Rylee shares what led to her divorce but more importantly, what she learned about God through it all.

Learn more about Rylee

After walking through a painful divorce and healing from her codependency issues, Rylee turned her life over to God and now loves to share her passion for marriage as God intended it. She is also passionate about sharing God’s word through Bible journaling on her instagram. She lives in Indiana with her amazing husband, Nick, as well as their three fur babies. When she’s not responding to trolls on social media she enjoys hitting the gym with her husband or watching him race his dirt bike at the track!You can find her on Instagram here!

Here are the books Rylee recommended in the episode:
The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God and
God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel: How Truth Overwhelms a Life Built on Lies

I mentioned my series #prayingforyourhusbanddaily. Want to start the habit? Begin here:

Word of the show:

expiation [ ex·​pi·​a·​tion | \ ˌek-spē-ˈā-shən ] noun

  1. the act of extinguishing the guilt incurred by something
  2. the act or process of making atonement for something

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