I was reading in Matthew Chapter 5 yesterday and 2 verses caught my eye. Now I have read that book numerous times over the years and it never registered before. Guess I must have been just reading rather then studying. But in verse 32 it states that whoever marries a divorced woman is commiting adultery. HELLOOO?? I used to be a divorced woman.. does that mean that my husband has committed adultery?
Then in the last verse 48 it states “Be ye therefore perfect…” Not try and be perfect or do your best to be perfect… just be perfect. I thought the whole idea of coming to earth was to gain a body so that we might return to our Father in Heaven. We are to try and live our lives as Christ lived His while on earth. Trying to be perfect and being perfect is not the same thing. I think I am up the creek without a paddle if I am to BE perfect while on earth instead of just TRYING to be perfect.
Any thoughts on either verses?