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Daily Archives: June 25th, 2012

Sermon explaining that Scripture prohibits sexual abuse in marriage

I found this Sermon on 1 Corinthians 7:1-7 by Pastor Chris Davis  on the Mending the Soul website, and I’ve added it to our resources page. One of the things it discusses is that 1 Corinthians 7 explicitly prohibits sexual abuse in marriage. If you have any comments on the sermon, please put them here. …

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Do victims have a problem with setting boundaries?

Do victims have a problem with setting boundaries? This is a close cousin to the question “Do victims attract abusers?”  which I looked at recently in my post Is there something in a victim that an abuser latches on to? One of our readers, Pamplamoussejuice, made a comment to which I wrote a couple of …

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If the abuser shows signs of repentance, what should pastors do? And what if there is no repentance?

If there are signs of true repentance, what can pastors offer the abuser? Do many abusers have access to the right type of ministry to help them with long-term growth and accountability? This question was recently asked by an anonymous commenter at Morven’s Blog. Any pastor can find out, by a few simple phone calls …

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