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Liam Goligher is a PCA theologian who says abuse is grounds for divorce

  My position is that divorce is not just allowed but necessary where abuse has taken place. — Dr Liam Goligher¹  Senior Minister of 10th Presbyterian Church Philadelphia Liam Goligher thinks Dr Martin Lloyd Jones believed the same. He thinks perhaps he heard that from MLJ’s daughter. If anyone can provide more info on MLJ’s …

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God’s view of women who get targeted by abusive men (2 Timothy 3:6-7)

Men who abuse women tend to target women who are: weighed down with sins led astray by their desires/passions/feelings always learning and never able to come to a knowledge of the truth ‘little women’  (the Greek is a single word which is the diminutive of women) That’s what the Bible says in 2 Timothy 3:6-7. This …

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Celebrate: Come On! — Dr Liam Goligher’s final sermon on the book of Esther

Celebrate: Come On! Esther 9:20-10:3 Dr. Goligher finishes his series on Esther by looking at the aftermath of the great deliverance of the Jewish people by the unseen hand of God. The Festival of Purim was instituted as a community celebration to be a “standing reminder of this remarkable victory.” Dr. Goligher points out and expands upon …

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Holy War — Dr Liam Goligher’s 9th sermon on the book of Esther

Holy War Esther 9:1-32 The book of Esther illustrates the providence of God — how He works through people and situations to effect His plans and purposes for the good of His people. The great reversal In this chapter there is a great reversal: the powerless are given power. Chapter 3 had recounted how Haman and his allies had thrown lots every …

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Binding the Strong Man — Dr Liam Goligher’s 8th sermon on the book of Esther.

Binding the strong man Esther 8:1–17 Esther is in the cockpit of the battle between the kingdom of darkness and the kingdom of Our Lord, and at this part of the story she is facing possibly the greatest part of the battle. Hamaan, the antichrist figure, was hoist on his own petard. He has been trying to eradicate …

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Mission Impossible — Liam Goligher’s 7th sermon on the book of Esther

Mission Impossible Esther 6:14 – 7:10 A time to keep silence, and a time to speak For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven… a time to keep silence, and a time to speak (Ecclesiastes 3:1,7b) Mordecai and Esther both displayed wisdom in knowing the right time to keep …

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