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Burning bridges is sometimes wisdom in action! - Divorce Minister
I meant that you are not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer yet indulges in sexual sin, or is greedy, or worships idols, or is abusive, or is a drunkard, or cheats people. Don’t even eat with such people. – I Corinthians 5:11, NLT Some bridges need burning! I am thinking of … Continue reading “Burning bridges is sometimes wisdom in action!”
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Repentant or Rebranding? Tullian Tchividjian in the news, again. - Divorce Minister
But now I have written to you not to keep company with anyone named a brother, who is sexually immoral…—not even to eat with such a person. -I Corinthians 5:11, NKJV Disgraced Pastor Tullian Tchividjian, grandson of Reverend Billy Graham, is back in the news again. This time he wrote a piece on a website … Continue reading “Repentant or Rebranding? Tullian Tchividjian in the news, again.”
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We are actually commanded to judge! - Divorce Minister
I meant that you are not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer yet indulges in sexual sin…. It isn’t my responsibility to judge outsiders, but it certainly is your responsibility to judge those inside the church who are sinning. -I Corinthians 5:11a, 12, NLT Adultery certainly qualifies as sexual sin. What does the … Continue reading “We are actually commanded to judge!”
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Mailbag: What to do with "friends" who are both unrepentant cheaters? - Divorce Minister
“How to respond when both spouses in a marriage have committed adultery; and remain impenitent. Should you maintain a friendship with both, either, or neither?” –Iwoots Dear Iwoots, What does the Bible have to say about such a situation? But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims … Continue reading “Mailbag: What to do with “friends” who are both unrepentant cheaters?”
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Actually, it IS your RESPONSIBILITY to judge a "Christian" cheater! - Divorce Minister
I meant that you are not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer yet indulges in sexual sin…. It isn’t my responsibility to judge outsiders, but it certainly is your responsibility to judge those inside the church who are sinning. -I Corinthians 5:11a, 12, NLT Adultery certainly qualifies as sexual sin. What does the … Continue reading “Actually, it IS your RESPONSIBILITY to judge a “Christian” cheater!”
David Derksen,
No Friendship With Darkness - Divorce Minister
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? -2 Cor. 6:14, NIV I never understood the push to become friends with one’s ex-spouse following the adulterous end of a marriage. While I get how one might become friends after the adulterous … Continue reading “No Friendship With Darkness”
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Christian Love Ain't Unconditional...it enforces healthy boundaries, too. - Divorce Minister
Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. – … Continue reading “Christian Love Ain’t Unconditional…it enforces healthy boundaries, too.”
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How Can We Live our Lives and Be True to God? - Growing Through God's Word
How Can We Live our Lives and Be True to God? by T. L. Wiens I was approached by a young man who was in great distress. He’d prayed and prayed for a friend but nothing changed. I asked a few questions and soon had a more complete picture of the situation. He was… Continue reading How Can We Live our Lives and Be True to God?
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Cheating damages the whole community! - Divorce Minister
And this have ye done again, covering the altar of the Lord with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, insomuch that he regardeth not the offering any more, or receiveth it with good will at your hand. Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy … Continue reading “Cheating damages the whole community!”
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Cheating, NOT a private affair! - Divorce Minister
And this have ye done again, covering the altar of the Lord with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, insomuch that he regardeth not the offering any more, or receiveth it with good will at your hand. Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy … Continue reading “Cheating, NOT a private affair!”
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