Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

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Another Look at Seventy times Seven

Mat 18:21-22 Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” (22) Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times. Many of you know that these…

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You are of use to the RASN as long as you flatter him

Psa 36:2 For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated. The wicked (RASNs for our purposes here)...refuse to entertain anything that does not flatter them. As the Psalmist notes, the wicked flatter themselves so as to refuse to see any iniquity…

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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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The Lord Hates Bribery

Deu 16:19 You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous. Bribery is in the news today - at least in news sources that want to…

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The Psalmist’s Description of the Righteous – They do not hang out with the wicked

Psa 1:1-2 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; (2) but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. We…

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Could Your Abuser be a Christian? No!

1Jn 2:4 Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him,1Jn 2:9 Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness.1Jn 3:10 By this it is evident who are the children of…

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The Mantra “But We are All Sinners” is an Evil Statement

Rom 6:1-2 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase? (2) May it never be! How shall we who died to sin still live in it? A friend who is pretty fed up with the predominance of a false gospel and counterfeit…

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Satan is the Deceiver

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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Sharing the Load

Gal 6:2 Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. One characteristic of the love of Christ is its willingness to help the weak carry their burden. Christ took our burden of sin upon Himself and He welcomes His people to come to them and do this:…

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Churches as Dysfunctional Families

1Co 5:1-2 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. (2) And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed…

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