I am wanting input on the issue of pornography pertaining to "sexual immorality" and divorce in Matthew 19. The elders of a very large and respected congregation of which I have family in attendance have had an issue with some wives seeking divorce and the elders have said that pornography is not biblical grounds. I have not heard much teaching directly on this, but know that apparently pornography is a real issue in many marriages. I do not know what the mainstream thought is in the brotherhood but I thought that pornea was a reference to any sexual uncleanness or impurity. Any insight?
[color=#0000FF" size="3" face="times]Here's a passage from Matt. 5:28 -- "But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart."
What is the difference between: (a) pornography and (b) photography [looking] on a woman to lust after her?
Which is more severe: (a) committing adultery with her already in his heart; or (b) committing adultery literally?[/color]