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Wise as Serpents: If the Word You are Hearing Does not Set You Free, it is not the Word of God (Part 25 of Sermon Series)

God’s truth brings believers into freedom.

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31-32)

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Dawn V. Cahill reblogged this on Dawn V. Cahill - Hot Topic Fiction and commented:

A powerful read on how some church folks twist or distort Scripture to justify mistreatment.

Ten Ways to Reach the Unreachable

Your son has stopped calling. Or your daughter.

Your sister’s mannerisms have changed. Now all she wants to talk about is her church and the wisdom of the leader. 1,197 more words


Absalom: When Rebellion Thwarts Reformation

Twice this week I heard this question: What makes you angry?

Both times the men posing the question suggested paying attention to the circumstances that raise a flood of righteous indignation. 1,344 more words


My Story of Spiritual Abuse -Updated

This post had been deleted from my blog for a few years. I have reposted this story to my blog because to “delete” this experience, is to deny who I am -and who I have become. 5,014 more words


This Side of Life...

As Conner went public with his story today, I’m pretty emotional. Reading back through what he went through is hard. On this side of life, I knew from the first conversation he had with the leaders of Resurrection church in Boulder about being a member, that something was wrong and that he was being mislead. 453 more words

Prayer Warriors

was it really you???

come to realize how hard it is for me to write about this subject–spiritual abuse–even thought it has been many years–come to the conclusion that when you still see, experience the “abuse” and minister on a daily basis, still in the situation even though the actual event doesnt take place, it is hard and almost seems impossible to deal with it, or heal–I have I think tried to block it out–I have forgiven the male minister–been a long time, but think was able to do that because he is not longer here very much–is away, and I dont see him, hear his voice, live with the fear of what will happen, etc–it was liberating to forgive, after all according to female minister it was all your fault and all the male who said the nasty things about me, my son, etc–he was the one with the words, power, control, abusive words, etc–(so I thought)–and now question–he comes around every so often and the triggers return–maybe that is why I am stressing, feeling the abuse again-he is returning here for a few days in a few weeks–and those fears are back–even though I have forgive, my heart, mind, soul hasnt forgotten… 280 more words

6 Warning Signs of Spiritual Abuse

This is about a church in the United States, but it sounds like so many baptist churches in England.J. LEE GRADY 926 more words