Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

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You Must be Born Again

This post is a text I received from our friend Christy. She lives in the "Bible belt" where everyone is a Christian, you know. She wrote this to me because she is seeing, correctly, that being a victim of domestic abuse does not mean the victim is a Christian. If…

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And a third Piece of Wisdom (from Lynn)

Here is a third excerpt from our friend Lynn's comment last week that is well worth highlighting here in a separate post. Here it is: Charm and charisma are super deceptive. Charisma is not character. The more charming and charismatic someone is, the higher of a risk you are in…

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A Second Vital truth (from Lynn)

Here is another great insight taken from Lynn's recent comment. Like the first, I want to highlight this one because it is so important. Here you go: A big part of why I was so vulnerable was I longed for a place to belong and people who would love me…

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The Disguised "Friend"

Psa 55:20-21 My companion stretched out his hand against his friends; he violated his covenant. (21) His speech was smooth as butter, yet war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords. One of the characteristics of the wicked which I have seen…

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A Common Evidence that Most People Don't Care

2Ti 4:14-15 Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds. (15) Beware of him yourself, for he strongly opposed our message. This is a very illuminating scripture for a number of reasons and I have written about it more than once. In…

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Let's Talk about "Peace"

Isa 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Christ is titled the Prince of Peace. We look forward to the…

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A Rotten Apple…?

...there is more danger that the bad will damage the good than hope that the good will benefit the bad.[Matthew Henry] We like to give apples to the deer that come into our yard. I buy bushels of them that are on the brink of spoiling. In each box we…

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Is He a Christian?

Psa 119:9-16 Beth How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. (10) With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! (11) I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against…

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How many Sins Are Required to Demonstrate that a "Christian" is not a Christian?

How can you know if a person who claims to be a Christian, isn’t? Does it take years of watching and testing and waiting? Nope. Not at all. Here you go: Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness. Whoever loves his brother…

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The Power of Love – Really?

Most of you have been told by professing Christians, pastors, Christian counselors, Christian authors and so on that God requires you to love your abuser, to stay in relationship with him, and that by the power of your loving, by you continuing to endure the abuse, you will win your abuser…

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