Focus on Your Promising Savior—Look for Your Star of Bethlehem

Christmas became my opportunity to hold on to my hope of God’s promises and rejoice that I was not alone. I kept looking for my Star of Bethlehem to find my way through my traverse life. I knew deep in my heart and spirit that abuse was not God’s will for my life or my children, but I didn’t know how to find my way out.

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Triumphant Power of Thankfulness

Thankfulness helps you keep your eyes on God, the one who created you, and Jesus, the one who proved you were worth dying for. Gratefulness keeps Jesus in front of your emotions while it keeps him greater than your circumstances.

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Thanksgiving Acronym to Keep You Encouraged

I didn’t realize when I was asking God my questions from my heart; I was praying. Once I starting speaking my prayers out loud, I felt like I was finally being real with Jesus. I wanted him to know my pain, anger, fear, and confusion. I needed to be real and not pretend with him like I did with other people in my life.

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What’s on Your Thanksgiving Menu?

It’s easy to get overwhelmed and sucked into the dark survival mode in an abusive marriage or relationship.  What if you could use a recipe to create times of joy and hope this Thanksgiving for you and your children. Do you have anything to lose?

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Stop the Pandemic of Spouse Abuse in the Church

God’s people or the Church is called to rise up and be part of the solution to stop the pandemic of abuse and domestic violence. Without injecting God’s truth, transforming grace, support for healing, and discipleship training, the devil will continue to destroy individuals, marriages, families, churches, communities, and countries. Loving others “IS” to help our abused sisters and abusive brothers overcome their deceptions and infiltration of the enemy.

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When “I’m Sorry” Is a Twisted Lie?

The lies of the abuser can make the Christian victim even more confused if she doesn’t know the truth about God’s love for her. He uses parts of scripture to manipulate and guilt her into believing his “sorry” means she must act like nothing happened to prove she forgives him.

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Is Being Understanding About Abuse Biblical?

Jesus instructed us to forgive those who hurt us. However, he did not tell women to understand or allow ourselves to be hurt, humiliated, manipulated, a doormat, or controlled by our Christian husband. In fact, God’s loving design for marriage is for a husband to love their wife and treat her as if she was Christ himself.

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