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  • Child Abuse

    Contributed by Leslie Trombly on Jun 15, 2001
    based on 46 ratings

    Our responsibility to Victims of child Abuse

    Child Abuse & Neglect What Does God say about abusers? -------------------------------- Abuse in any form is not only harmful and detremential to the abuser and the abused; but it is also a sin. It is a sin of the worst kind. I Corinthians 6:9-10 speaks of abusers and how the Lord feels more

  • Listening For Abuse Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 8, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    Many of us are only a short step from the abuse of other races, of women, or of children. We must listen to our own hearts and must correct this by exposure to others and to the power of Christ.

    I For the last several Sundays we’ve been doing an exercise in listening to ourselves. We’ve put ourselves into Moses’ life and we’ve listened to what we feel about ourselves. I hope it’s been productive. It certainly has spoken to me. I hope you’ve been able to listen to yourselves under the more

  • Help For The Abused

    Contributed by Donna Kazenske on Nov 18, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    Abuse is rampant in all parts of the world. May the Lord give the church wisdom on how to deal with this vital issue.

    By: Donna J. Kazenske What is abuse and who does it affect? Abuse comes in many different forms: emotional, physical, sexual, verbal, etc. Regardless of the form, the victim suffers greatly. Family violence affects people from both poor and wealthy families. Parents sometimes abuse one more

  • Excuse Abuse Series

    Contributed by Thomas Monroe on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 17 ratings

    A look at Moses’ Humble beginnings of a Super life.

    Excuse Abuse Exodus 3:1-4:17 Excuses are like belly buttons, everybody has one! I. A Holy Encounter (3:1-10) A. The Life 1. The Castaway (2:1-4) 2. The Adopted, part I (2:5-10) 3. The Defender, part I (2:11-14) 4. The Fugitive (2:15) 5. The Defender, part II more

  • The Abuse Of Tongues

    Contributed by George Rennau on Oct 2, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    If God can’t trust us to function in this most basic gift correctly he is not going to give us anything more...

    THE ABUSE OF TONGUES I Cor. 14:1-25 As Pentecostals we tend to look upon 1 Cor 12 and 14 as instruction for Pentecostal worship The reality is that it is really correction not instruction. The problem that needed correction was their unbridled use of tongues in church which is more

  • Misused And Abused

    Contributed by Juan Lane on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    We have to be careful that we are not misusing and abusing the things of God

    Misused and Abused Scripture Reference: Numbers 20:7-12 (KJV) 7 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 8 Take the rod, and gather thou the assembly together, thou, and Aaron thy brother, and speak ye unto the rock before their eyes; and it shall give forth his water, and thou shalt bring more

  • Biblical Abuse

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 54 ratings

    Thoughts drawn from Chuck Swindoll on how to handle the Word correctly.

    Biblical Abuse II Tim. 2:15 INTRO.: Charles Swindoll, in his book, "Growing Deep In the Christian Life". (p. 69ff) writes of biblical abuse. He sees mishandling the Scriptures so as to mislead others as abusive. Imagine the disillusionment of finding out the information you were given from the more

  • Name Abuse Series

    Contributed by Tim Shepard on May 28, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This is the third in my series on the Ten Commandments and tells how we are not to misuse God’ name for our own ends.

    NAME ABUSE This series began in a search for answers to a very common misconception when it comes to whether or not a person is going to heaven. There is this belief in our society that in order for a person to be accepted by God, in order for God to hear a person’s prayers, and in order more

  • The Real Abusers

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jan 24, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus warns against abusing His "little ones." The study of this saying becomes vital to the welfare of contemporary congregations.

    “The disciples came to Jesus, saying, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, ‘Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this more

  • How To Respond To Abusive Leaders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Feb 18, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    Truth always hurts. Truth also humbles its hearers. Speakers of the truth should be prepared to respond with love to those who abuse them with wisdom, grace and skillful scriptural defense. Peter and John were unjustly arrested because they spoke, preache

    1. Truth always hurts. Truth also humbles its hearers. Speakers of the truth should be prepared to respond with love to those who abuse them with wisdom, grace and skillful scriptural defense. Peter and John were unjustly arrested because they spoke, preached and taught the truth. Abusive more

  • The Abuse Of Liberty Leads To Bondage

    Contributed by Tim Gresham on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 68 ratings

    When Christian liberty is abused, it leads to bondage to sin. In a practical way, when our society abuses liberty, it leads to bondage

    The Abuse of Liberty Leads to Bondage by Pastor Tim Gresham Text: John 8:31-32 Freedom – A state of exemption from the power or control of another; liberty; exemption from slavery, servitude or confinement. Freedom is personal, civil, political, and religious. Liberty – 1. Freedom from more

  • Sixteen Ways To Identify Abuse

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 36 ratings

    Ask the Lord to help people respond to the Spirit’s conviction whenever they fall into the following traps that manifest the corrosive effects of abuse in relationships and ministries

    Sixteen Ways to Identify Abuse (John 16:7-16:9) Illustration:Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You . . . have prepared for those who trust in You. --Psalm 31:19 Renee still believed in God’s existence, but for many years she didn’t trust Him. And no wonder! As a small child, she had been more

  • Abusing And Misusing The Lord's Supper

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on May 18, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    There is a proper way for a problemed church to partake of the Lord’s Supper.

    Abusing and Misusing the Lord’s Supper (Stand-Alone Sermon) 1 Cor. 11:17-34 March 6, 2005 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: Lovefeast (Agape) Potluck or bring-and-share supper Rich/poor But in giving this more

  • How To Identify An Abuser Of Authority

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 4, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    Let us identify twenty of the characteristics of abusers of the truth, their positions of authority and their opportunities

    How to Identify an Abuser of Authority (2 Cor 11:12-20) "I would die before taking your money. I’m giving nobody grounds for lumping me in with those money grubbing preachers vaunting themselves as something special. They’re a sorry bunch - pseudo apostles, lying preachers, crooked workers more

  • We Do Not Submit To Abuse

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 24, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    Wives are not called to be slaves, and husbands have no business being bullies. Insecurity drives controlling behavior, which can lead to abuse.

    “We do not submit to abuse” I Peter 3:1-8 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. By this time tomorrow, nearly 6,000 women will be victims of domestic violence. As a spiritual community we are called to more