Is a Christian permitted to divorce an abusive spouse?

Is a Christian permitted to divorce an abusive spouse?

"Having conducted my own research, I have yet

to find an author who defends the view that

God requires his followers to remain within an

abusive relationship. . .  If you or your children

are in danger of physical harm, the Bible does

not command you to stay.


Yet, does an abused spouse have the right to divorce?"


In this article, Neil Powell seeks to equip the church pastor as he seeks to provide pastoral care and guidance to those considering if it is right to divorce their abusive spouse.

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