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Puritans who said abuse was grounds for divorce

Abuse IS grounds for divorce. Most evangelical leaders are reluctant to say this outright today, but several eminent theologians In the sixteenth and seventeenth century said it. Today’s leaders need to take courage and follow their example. Thomas Cranmer was the first to say it – see Pt 1 of this series Thomas Cranmer on divorce …

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Let him who is without sin cast the first stone. And how Highpoint Church Memphis twisted it to defend Andy Savage.

When Jesus said “Let him who is without sin cast the first stone” he was speaking to a bunch of hypocritical men who were quite happy to mistreat a woman for their own agenda. Their agenda was to discredit Jesus…they saw the woman as disposable. They were using the woman just so they could induce …

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Rebekah: The Guardian and Protector of Israel – by Anne Vyn

I’ve grown up in the church all my life and have always heard Rebekah talked about in a negative light. Teachers and leaders have called her manipulative, deceptive, and lacking in submission to God and to her husband. Tradition has not been kind to Rebekah and I believe she is one of the most misrepresented …

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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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Battle Plans — Liam Goligher’s 5th sermon on the book of Esther

Battle Plans Esther 5:1-14 Barb’s précis of the sermon: Ps Goligher introduces this sermon by talking about how the story of the Bible is about the war — mostly an invisible war —between God and the devil, Christ and antichrist, the serpent and seed of the woman, and between the devil and the people of God. In …

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If I Perish, I Perish — Liam Goligher’s 4th sermon on the book of Esther

UPDATE (22 Sept 2016)   “If I perish, I perish ” —  is highly relevant to the case of Jessica Fore (Abuse Survivor) who has been Charged by her PCA Church with Contempt. Jessica is telling the world and we think she is displaying the kind of courage and faith that Esther displayed. If need be, Jessica is prepared to …

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