Posts Tagged "What Does the Bible Say?"

Forgiveness – Seriously?

Forgiveness – Seriously?

Recently, I wrote a blog entitled, Acceptance – A Vital Part of Healing. In this blog, I shared my conviction that in order to truly heal from abuse, we need to accept the fact we have been abused. I believe once we accept this…

The Lord Calls for Justice

The Lord Calls for Justice

I just finished my month of reading the bible every day. Toward the end of the month, we were to read the book of Amos. As I did a few weeks ago, I read these two chapters, and wrote down…

Do Not Be Afraid

Do Not Be Afraid

In yesterday’s blog I shared that on Sunday my pastor challenged our church to read two or three chapters of the bible every day for 30 days. We are to read expecting God to speak to us through His word…

God-Breathed

God-Breathed

On Sunday, my pastor told our church that less than 20% of all regular churchgoers read the bible on a daily basis.  This seems a surprising statistic. He asked: Why don’t more Christians read the bible? Did you know that…

Does the Bible Allow Leaving an Abuser?

Does the Bible Allow Leaving an Abuser?

I can’t tell you how many stories I’ve heard of domestic violence victims (usually women) whose churches did not support them when they finally separated from their abusive spouses. This lack of support had many different faces: Their pastor told them…

Things are not what they seem

Things are not what they seem

I’m reading the book Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive by John Eldridge. Today I read something that struck me. He talks about great stories, and how they often teach us what we see in our daily lives…

Is it OK to Remarry After Divorce?

Is it OK to Remarry After Divorce?

In the next several weeks, I will be doing a series about dating after abuse. Before I begin writing about dating, I would like to answer a question many divorced Christian women* struggle with: Does the Bible (and God) say…