Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

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The Remnant – this is an extremely freeing truth

Genesis 6:9-11 ESV  These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God.  (10)  And Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.  (11)  Now the earth was corrupt in God's sight, and the earth was filled with violence. We have…

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The Letter of the Law is not Enough and Bible Knowledge is not Enough

John 5:39-40 ESV  You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me,  (40)  yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life. I used to think I could find sound, genuine churches by…

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Scandalizing the Worship of God

1 Samuel 2:12-17 ESV  Now the sons of Eli were worthless men. They did not know the LORD.  (13)  The custom of the priests with the people was that when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant would come, while the meat was boiling, with a three-pronged fork in his…

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The Blinding Work of our Enemy in this Spiritual War

Proverbs 26:23 ESV  Like the glaze covering an earthen vessel are fervent lips with an evil heart. Here is a very important insight shared today by Survivor, a commenter at my Light for Dark Times blog. She pointed us to the verse above. Even Christian marriage counselors do not understand…

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A Warning to Those who Harbor the Wicked

Jeremiah 7:5-8 ESV  “For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly execute justice one with another,  (6)  if you do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, or the widow, or shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not go after other gods…

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A Primary Handbook for Understanding Churches that Abuse

Galatians 4:17 ESV  They make much of you, but for no good purpose. They want to shut you out, that you may make much of them. I am convinced that the most pertinent book in the Bible when it comes to dealing with churches and church leaders that abuse the…

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A Short Post Consisting of Just one Question

I have one question for pastors, counselors, and anyone else who wants to "counsel" a domestic abuse victim. Actually I have several questions such as "can you tell me what domestic abuse is?" Or, "Tell me how a domestic abuse case differs from other types of marriage counseling cases." But…

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Boys' Clubs in the Church

Numbers 27:1-7 Then drew near the daughters of Zelophehad the son of Hepher, son of Gilead, son of Machir, son of Manasseh, from the clans of Manasseh the son of Joseph. The names of his daughters were: Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.  And they stood before Moses and before…

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Saul – A Case Study in False Repentance

As anyone familiar with the mentality and tactics of the abuser knows, false repentance is a common ploy of such people.   They can be very convincing.  They have changed.  What they did was wrong, but they are finished with it forever.  If their victim will only forgive them, all will…

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The Wicked Demand Secrecy – Darkness Hates the Light

When in hearing the Word preached, and sins reproved in the congregation, some hearers misapply the same. As for example, the minister reproves the sin of swearing, of drunkenness, or any such sin; then someone guilty thereof, does not only surmise, but also breaks forth into this speech: Now the…

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