Bible: Malachi 2:13-16

2:13 You also do this: You cover the altar of the Lord with tears 1  as you weep and groan, because he no longer pays any attention to the offering nor accepts it favorably from you. 2:14 Yet you ask, “Why?” The Lord is testifying against you on behalf of the wife you married when you were young, 2  to whom you have become unfaithful even though she is your companion and wife by law. 3  2:15 No one who has even a small portion of the Spirit in him does this. 4  What did our ancestor 5  do when seeking a child from God? Be attentive, then, to your own spirit, for one should not be disloyal to the wife he took in his youth. 6  2:16 I hate divorce,” 7  says the Lord God of Israel, “and the one who is guilty of violence,” 8  says the Lord who rules over all. “Pay attention to your conscience, and do not be unfaithful.”

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