Posts Tagged ‘divorce’

Vows and Numbers 30/Marriage, divorce, and authority

June 15, 2018

Recently I was asked this question by one of our members who was searching God’s Word and asking great questions about what she was reading.

“Hey Pastor I have a quick question. I was reading the book of numbers the other day and was a little confused by numbers 30. I understand that the wife was supposed to obey her parents and submit to her husband but I was confused by what it said about the vows. Back then did a husband have to approve a woman’s vows to make them valid for marriage? Also if after marriage the husband decided to disallow the vows was that the equivalent of divorce?”

What a wonderful question.  Here is the text (more…)