Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

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A Wonderful Psalm of Promise

This Psalm (121) is short, but it contains some of the most encouraging and powerful promises to be found in Scripture for Christ's people. Here it is: A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the…

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Christ is Our Only and Certain Hope

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.(Rom 12:12) Many of you have written to me and shared your stories of past and present suffering at the hands of an abuser. I greatly appreciate the privilege of being someone with whom you can share. Often, when I…

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New Interview of Jeff Crippen on Nurses Out Loud

Here is the link to this month's interview by Nurse Michel on the America Out Loud talkshow/podcast, Nurses Out Loud. We originally suggested the title "Abuse in Murder" but the editors decided on a bit different headline. Still the program is indeed about abuse as murder.  Anyway, here is the…

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Do You Have the Right to Self Defense?

I have been given the privilege of writing a weekly column at a website called America Out Loud. It is a conservative media site that is also largely like a radio station broadcasting interviews with people who are experts in current events or as we might call them, the culture…

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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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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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False Guilt and Fear – Two Wicked Friends

1Jn 4:18 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. In some ways I would recommend to you that this subject is one of the top 10 - no, top…

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False Forgiveness as Accusation

1Jn 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. The Lord's forgiveness is always genuine. It is applied to the truly repentant sinner. When we sin, as the Apostle John says here, and we genuinely…

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My Dogs are More Human than a Narcissist

2Ti 3:1-4 But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. (2) For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, (3) unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, (4) treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of…

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The Key to a Clear Conscience

If we neglect the truth of justification (by faith alone in Christ alone), we lose everything. Therefore, it is most necessary that we teach and repeat this above everything else. We cannot have justification urged upon us too often or too much. Even if we learn it and understand it…

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