Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

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Beware the Traditions of Men

Mat 15:1-3 Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, (2) “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” (3) He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake…

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Narcissists are all about Image

Christian behavior is easy to fake and many in the church are naïve and gullible and are particularly vulnerable to the manipulations and deceit of the narcissist. The church is a prime hunting ground for narcissists, with little real accountability and significant opportunity for attention and [self] promotion. Narcissists are…

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Man Cannot Cleanse the Sinner of Sin

Jer 13:23 "Can the Ethiopian change his skin Or the leopard his spots? Then you also can do good Who are accustomed to doing evil. The emphasis of this Scripture is, of course, not to somehow accuse the Ethiopian of being a worse sinner than other peoples (no doubt there…

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RASNs in Church and the Damage they do to Children

Rev 2:20 But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants to practice sexual immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols.3Jn 1:9 I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to…

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Many Church Leaders are Guilty of Lording it Over the Flock

1Pe 5:1-3 So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: (2) shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion,…

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Pride and Prejudice

1Co 13:4 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant As many of you know, our church here has invited those who have been abused not only at the hands of a RASN, but also had that abuse added to by their church,…

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How RASN’s Take Control

Galatians 1:10 For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. In his rebuke of the Galatian churches, the Apostle Paul writes that he…

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Can One RASN Recognize Another RASN?

1Jn 2:19-20 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us. But they went out, that it might become plain that they all are not of us. (20) But you have been anointed by the…

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“But I Just Want to Think Good About Everyone”

Joh 8:44 You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for…

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Why Force a Spouse to Remain Married to You?

Exo 2:23-25 During those many days the king of Egypt died, and the people of Israel groaned because of their slavery and cried out for help. Their cry for rescue from slavery came up to God. (24) And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with…

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