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Sarah’s Covering in Genesis 20:16 — the Geneva Bible translated it absurdly and dishonestly

Absurd and dishonest translation of Scripture — it often dishonours women and puts them in a double bind. Ruth Magnusson Davis shows how Genesis 20:16 was badly translated in the Geneva Bible. The bad translation in the Geneva Bible (1560) was adopted into the KJV and carried over into the NKJ. Sarah’s Covering: The Matthew …

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Wise as Serpents: Why Do We Keep Silent About Evil? (Part 15 of sermon series)

Once again as we turn to this dark subject of evil, particularly as it works to creep into the church behind a cloak of the name of Christ, we must remember the promises and victory of Christ over this evil. This is the Easter season when we remember our Lord’s triumph over evil at the …

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Psalm 94 — O God of vengeance, shine forth!

O LORD, God of vengeance, O God of vengeance, shine forth! Rise up, O judge of the earth; repay to the proud what they deserve! O LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked exult? They pour out their arrogant words; all the evildoers boast. They crush your people, O LORD, and …

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PCA Church Receives Rebuke from Therapist/Life Coach: Get Educated! Part 7 of Persistent Widow’s story

Leaving the problems behind After receiving the church’s final decision letter in the previous post (part 6), although I shouldn’t have been, I was stunned. I had still held out hope that the church would reconsider how poorly they had handled this situation, and would uphold discipline. It was now apparent to the child that was …

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Psalm 119 has a lot in it for survivors of abuse

Here are some gems from Psalm 119 53 Hot indignation seizes me because of the wicked, who forsake your law.  69-70 The insolent smear me with lies,  but with my whole heart I keep your precepts; their heart is unfeeling like fat, but I delight in your law. 78 Let the insolent be put to shame, because …

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God is fierce to the wicked — Psalm 50

But to the wicked God says: “What right have you to recite my statutes or take my covenant on your lips? For you hate discipline, and you cast my words behind you. If you see a thief, you are pleased with him, and you keep company with adulterers. “You give your mouth free rein for …

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