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Tag Archives: Jeremiah

Where are all the Abuser-Enabling Pastors Coming From?

“Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” declares the LORD. (Jeremiah 23:1) It is a fact. Hundreds and hundreds if not thousands and thousands of our readers here at ACFJ will attest to it. Pastors and church leaders in local churches are (with some refreshing exceptions) dealing out IN-justice …

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Threats of God’s Wrath are Often Used to Silence Victims and Witnesses

“Therefore behold, I am against the prophets,” declares the LORD, “who steal My words from each other.” “Behold, I am against the prophets,” declares the LORD, “who use their tongues and declare, ‘The Lord declares.’ “ “Behold, I am against those who have prophesied false dreams,” declares the LORD, “and related them and led My people …

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What Can We Say About Allies of the Abuser?

An evildoer listens to wicked lips, and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue. (Proverbs 17:4) An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land: the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes? (Jeremiah …

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Wise as Serpents: Does the Christian Still Have an Evil Heart? (Part 24 of Sermon Series)

Question: Does the Christian, a regenerate person, a truly justified person, still have an evil heart?  Lots of professing Christians reply to that question is, “Oh yes! Absolutely! The Christian still has an evil heart.” We want to show you how that erroneous idea is being taught, and the devastating effect on people’s lives because of getting the answer …

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Only a Church that Loves Truth Will Validate and Help an Abuse Victim

An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land: the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes? (Jeremiah 5:30-31) One of the characteristics of a true Christian and a true church is a love for truth. …

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Wise as Serpents: The Church’s Other Mission Field (Part 19 of sermon series)

Really we just have one mission field; but this is an aspect of the Christian’s calling which is very important and sorely neglected. It is a mission field that evil detests. To the degree that evil is dominating — wicked unregenerate people parading as christians, parading as the church —  this mission field will inevitably be ignored. And it turns …

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