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Monthly Archives: October, 2015

A False “Happy” is an Environment in Which Abuse Hides

“Where does this happy feeling come from? JESUS! Where does this happy feeling come from? JESUS! This happy feeling comes from Jesus! Everyday He more than pleases! That’s where this happy feeling comes from.” Luke 22:42-44 saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.” And there …

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Thursday Thought — Admonishment to Those Who Deny the Reality of Evil

Thank you to one of our readers for this: The next time anyone tries to stand in the way of actual biblical truth (i.e. The Gospel) and turn others away from what it has to say about evil and wickedness, and how we are to deal with wickedness as Christians, I think I will set …

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How does the US legal system respond to domestic violence? And how can it be improved?

How does the US legal system respond to domestic violence? What are the problems? How could it be improved? This Public Lecture by Professor Leigh Goodmark discusses these questions. Professor Goodmark is a lawyer and author who came to Australia in August 2015 to discuss her research and practice experience. Professor Goodmark’s scholarship focuses on legal and justice responses …

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Biblical Law is for the Wicked, Not for the Righteous

Now we know that the law is good, if one uses it lawfully, understanding this, that the law is not laid down for the just but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who strike their fathers and mothers, for murderers, the sexually immoral, men …

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A dead church with a few live people

And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. ‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not …

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Misconceptions about abusers are widespread in modern society — Lundy Bancroft DV in Popular Culture Part 1

From Lundy Bancroft’s lecture DV in Popular Culture: I spent years and years and years of my life deeply steeped in dealing with abusers. I only had to meet with any particular guy two hours a week, yet I would find myself often thinking that I am going out of my mind after two hours around …

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