A Cry For Justice

Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

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Is Leaving Room for the Vengeance of the Lord a Get out of Jail Free Card for the Wicked?

Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says …

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“Oh, Now Let’s be Patient With Him — That’s Just who he is”

Someone who listened to one of my sermons in the Wise as Serpents series (you can find the series here) emailed me the following: My friend told me about a church she had attended where the music minister was verbally abusive. Members would “pat the hand” of the abused and apologetically say, “Don’t be hurt by …

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Twisted Theology Produces a Den of Abusers Parading as “the church”

With remarkable frequency we meet abuse victims, mostly Christians, who originally met their abuser in a local church. Or in a Christian college or similar setting. In the church! Why? How can this be? Well, the answer is not only that abusers are exceptionally deceptive, but churches far and wide have embraced such unsound, twisted …

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Living with an Abuser is Like Rooming with a Cobra

“Their throat is an open grave; they use their tongues to deceive.” “The venom of asps is under their lips.” “Their mouth is full of curses and bitterness.” “Their feet are swift to shed blood; in their paths are ruin and misery, and the way of peace they have not known.” (Rom 3:13-17) A few …

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Injustice in the Church is More Detestable than Injustice in the World

For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God? (1Peter 4:17) Then he began to denounce the cities where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did …

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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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