10 Then Ezra the priest stood up and said to them, “You have been unfaithful; you have married foreign women, adding to Israel’s guilt.
11 Now make confession to the LORD, the God of your fathers, and do his will. Separate yourselves from the peoples around you and from your foreign wives.”
12 The whole assembly responded with a loud voice: “You are right! We must do as you say. (Ezra 10:10-12)
Sermon Main Points
1) Ezra encourages separation from unbelieving spouses
2) Paul discourages separation from unbelieving spouses
3) Ezra’s situation was different from Paul’s situation and ours