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The disciples said to him, “If such is the case of a man with his wife, it is better not to marry.” But he said to them, “Not everyone can receive this saying, but only those to whom it is given. For there are eunuchs who have been so from birth, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Let the one who is able to receive this receive it.”
(Matthew 19:10-12 ESV)
After hearing Jesus’ comments on marriage, divorce, and remarriage yesterdaythe disciples realized that such a teaching was a difficult one. Indeed, it was contrary to what they had been taught and what was the prevailing societal norms.
These young men were probably not married (except for Peter, who was likely the only one older than 20). They lived…
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