A Cry For Justice

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

Daily Archives: May 13th, 2012

I don’t feel that God loves me much

Survivors of domestic abuse often feel that God doesn’t love them much.  You can know in your head that Jesus loves all believing Christians, but that’s not the same as knowing it emotionally, in your heart and your belly. A survivor recently expressed this to me in an email. She’s given me permission to use …

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Counterfeit Repentance — by Thomas Watson, 1668

 COUNTERFEITS of Repentance (from Thomas Watson’s The Doctrine of Repentance, Puritan Paperbacks series)– To discover what true repentance is, I shall first show what it is not. There are several counterfeits of repentance, which might occasion that saying of Augustine that “repentance damns many”. He meant a false repentance; a person may delude himself with …

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The strength of survivors: Emma’s story

Emma (not her real name) wrote an email to me recently, and I publish these excerpts  here with her permission. I don’t blame myself.  He seemed so sincere.  I went into it with an open heart – and God will bless me for the good that I have done for him.  Even now, I am …

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