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Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

Daily Archives: May 11th, 2012

Distinguishing Enemies From Brothers, And How We Deal Differently With Each

I am still working over this whole matter of forgiveness, and these articles on this subject are really intended to include all of you in my thought process on the subject, not to try to dogmatically lay my conclusions on you.  I know, as you do, that this subject has caused all kinds of grief …

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Why is Forgiveness Even Possible?

Mark 2:4-11  And when they could not get near him because of the crowd, they removed the roof above him, and when they had made an opening, they let down the bed on which the paralytic lay. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” Now some …

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Interpreting Bible narratives – how much can we apply them to domestic abuse?

A while ago, Jeff wrote a post  called Lord, do not forgive them, for they know exactly what they are doing. The post discusses how Sanballat was trying to undermine the rebuilding of the wall in Jerusalem, and how Nehemiah prayed in  response to Sanballat’s scorn. It’s been put to me that the Sanballat story and …

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