Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

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Reviler is the biblical word for an abuser. Other words are used in Scripture to describe the evil that abusers do, but this title “reviler” gets to the heart of it. You see that little root in the word – “vil” – which reminds us of related terms like “villain,” or “villify” or, hmmm…. “vile.” A reviler is vile. Anyway, what a reviler does is to make the innocent be the villain. And they do this by accusing. Revilers are accusers and that evil is part of the very nature of the devil himself:

Rev 12:10 And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.

Evildoers Demand Vague Language – The Lord Tells it Like it is

2Sa 12:7 Nathan said to David, “You are the man! I have seen in my 40 years as a pastor that wicked people who parade as Christians only grant "permission" for preaching in the church to go only "so far." In most cases their demands prevail, the sermon is delivered…

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Dr. Les Carter Nails it Here

I cannot tell you how many times I have been caused misery by the narcissist Dr. Les Carter is describing here in this 15 minute clip. Be sure that you listen to it. This is how evil typically disguises itself among us and I have particularly found it to be…

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The Blinding Deceit of Spiritual Evil

Eph 6:12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. When I was a police officer years ago, I had little difficulty dealing with…

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Abuse is Murder in Slow Motion

1Jn 3:14-15 We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. Whoever does not love abides in death. (15) Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him. I like to watch…

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What is Christmas Like With an Abuser?

Mat 1:23 “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). Christmas should be a joyful, memorable day for many reasons - chief of which is the good news of the gospel, that God has provided us with…

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Why did I Marry Him (or Her)?

Psa 127:1-5 A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. (2) It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating…

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Part 2 – What does spiritual pride in the RASN look like?

3Jn 1:9-10 I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. (10) So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. And not content with that, he refuses to welcome the…

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What Does Spiritual Pride in the RASN Look Like?

Oba 1:3-4 The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rock, in your lofty dwelling, who say in your heart, “Who will bring me down to the ground?” (4) Though you soar aloft like the eagle, though your nest is set among…

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Jeff Crippen Interview on America Out Loud

America Out Loud is a talk show/podcast forum at americaoutloud.news where Jeff was recently interviewed on the Nurses Out Loud program. Part two of the interview aired at 10AM this morning (eastern time) and will repeat this evening (Dec 8, 2023) at 11PM eastern time. The interviewer, Nurse Michele, is…

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RASNs Don’t Get “Better”

Mat 7:6 “Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you.Pro 26:11 Like a dog that returns to his vomit is a fool who repeats his folly. Some of you may have had occasion…

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