My Pastor Got Divorced. Some Christian.

  How are you dealing with tragedies, be they personal, social, national, political and so on? Are you a "believer?" Are you a Christian or a follower of Christ? Well, know this; the Good News is that as followers of Christ, we have a PERSONAL relationship with God, the creator of the heavens and earth, through Jesus. Our relationship with Him is based on OUR OWN searching of HIM and how we apply His ways in our own lives. The Bible says we are without excuse. That is good news because when man fails you, it's NOT God's fault and it's not your fault, except in relation to the Word of God, and our relationship with God is our own responsibility. (Psalm 20:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.) (Proverbs 3:1-8 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, 2. for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity. 3. Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. 4. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. 5. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. 7.  Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. 8.This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.)
  I have been seeing things that, at least we who say we are Christian, should not be experiencing. And I see things that just should not be. For instance, a wife of an accomplished Christian minister who helped create and organize a well-known event and movement that ministers nation-wide in stadiums and sports arenas, recently passed away, and left his wife and family with nothing. No insurance! - NOTHING! There is a fund, now, by church members, friends and fellow believers to help alleviate expenses and help this unfortunate widow with all that follows the loss of a loved one. Thank God for the love of God through the generosity of the body of Christ.
  Then, I know personally quite a few brothers and sisters in Christ who, recently have been married, and some who have already married and have raised their families into their teens or adulthood. What is out of ordinary about these marriages, is that these men and women are mature Christians and have been part of ministry for many years, even before marriage, and have preached, taught and ministered in pulpits, Sunday school, missions trips, and the list goes on. But suddenly, they are divorced. This is happening in every church I have been involved with the past 25 years and it is getting horrible. So much for all the years of inspiration and pom poms! Many in the church are sinning, and they are not acknowledging it, while they are pointing it out in others! Now, I don't always use exclamation points, but when I do, it's because I should. Because these trends continue leading to many forms of destruction, not only of their homes, lives and marriages, but even countless other's around them, in regards to their own personal trust in whether the Scriptures are really true, and even if God really does love and care for them, as they were taught and encouraged. Even my marriage wasdestroyed, a year before I had turned my life over to Jesus, in 1989. It was and is a pain that has never gone away. (James 4:13-17 Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” 14. Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. 15. Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.” 16. As it is, you boast in your arrogant schemes. All such boasting is evil. 17. If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.)
 That is why I'm posting these verses, to show we are "set apart," BY God. Some of these verses have been in my heart for weeks now, and finally, through a simple online search that took less than 30 seconds, I saw the following link,  "Bible Verses About Being Set Apart".
 We have NO business boohooing and acting like we're defeated, devastated and demolished. (2 Corinthians 4:7-9, 16-18  But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. 8. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; 9. Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;  16.  For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. 17. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; 18. While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.) 
 So put your grown up underwear on and act like you know you ARE who you SAY you are! You are God's CHILD! HE is our Heavenly Father! Read the Bible as often as possible, and continue fellowshipping with fellow believers. If you can't find a church to fit into, gather friends and study in a living room.
(Job 40:7 Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.) -God, speaking to Job (Hebrews 10:24,25  And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25. not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.)
The family living in the house was unharmed in the incident
Bible Verses About Being Set Apart
 What does the Bible say about being set apart? The Bible teaches that those who accept Christ as Lord and Savior are set apart for God's purpose. The following Bible verses illustrate how we need to live in obedience. We are called to follow God's teachings and serve in His kingdom. It is our responsibility to be faithful and obedient so we can discover God's plan for us.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

Ephesians 2:10
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

John 17:15-18
My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.

1 Peter 1:15-16
But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."

Jeremiah 1:5
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations."

1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Colossians 3:1
Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

Leviticus 20:24
But I said to you, "You will possess their land; I will give it to you as an inheritance, a land flowing with milk and honey." I am the LORD your God, who has set you apart from the nations.

Romans 12:1-2
Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God-this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Acts 13:2
While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."

Leviticus 20:26
You are to be holy to me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own.

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God-

Numbers 8:14
In this way you are to set the Levites apart from the other Israelites, and the Levites will be mine.

Galatians 1:15
But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased

Deuteronomy 7:26
Do not bring a detestable thing into your house or you, like it, will be set apart for destruction. Utterly abhor and detest it, for it is set apart for destruction.

Hebrews 7:26
Such a high priest meets our need-one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens.

Romans 8:9
You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.

Deuteronomy 10:8
At that time the LORD set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister and to pronounce blessings in his name, as they still do today.

1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,

Judges 16:17
So he told her everything. "No razor has ever been used on my head," he said, "because I have been a Nazirite set apart to God since birth. If my head were shaved, my strength would leave me, and I would become as weak as any other man."

1 Corinthians 3:16-17
Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you? 17If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him; for God's temple is sacred, and you are that temple.

Colossians 3:8-10
But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.

Psalm 138:8
The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever- do not abandon the works of your hands.

1 Peter 2:4-5
As you come to him, the living Stone-rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him- you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

1 Chronicles 23:13
The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses. Aaron was set apart, he and his descendants forever, to consecrate the most holy things, to offer sacrifices before the LORD, to minister before him and to pronounce blessings in his name forever.

Psalm 4:3
Know that the LORD has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD will hear when I call to him.

Romans 8:28
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

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