Matthew Matt. 19:10-11
“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...”
First 500 years these verses weren’t shocking! Christian marriages so strong drew people...
Roman world abandoned marriage...why marry slaves sleep w/them...have son leave stuff w/him.
Jesus would speak wall of fire...those who stayed found a nugget of truth that changed their lives!