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What about forgiveness? — a new FAQ

What about forgiveness? The twisting of the biblical doctrine of forgiveness is one of the most common means used to keep a victim in her abusive situation.  Barbara Roberts has compiled a real gold mine of posts on the subject of forgiveness.  We encourage you to search and study them carefully. All of our FAQ …

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Three Kinds of Forgiveness

[May 25, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Renunciation of vengeance, relational reconciliation, divine judicial forgiveness. Those are the three kinds of forgiveness. And Christians chronically conflate the three, which causes much harm and confusion to victims of abuse. …

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“If he repents seven times in one day, you must forgive him.” – Does this mean forgiveness is unconditional?

UPDATE  Sept 2021:  Barbara Roberts has come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches.  He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised …

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How Reconciliation Works — by Patrick Doyle

How Reconciliation Works is an excellent youtube video that we have added to our Resource page under the headings: What does Scripture Really Say? and Video & Audio. Counselor Patrick Doyle of Veritas Counseling discusses four things that are required before reconciliation can be considered:  conviction, repentance, confession, and forgiveness.  And each of these four things is …

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Wise as Serpents: Evil Always Distorts God’s Word (Part 14 of sermon series)

UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, …

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Some Common Wrong and Harmful Notions about Forgiveness and the Cross

UPDATE  Sept 2021:  Barbara Roberts has come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches.  He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised …

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