When modern day Pharisees demand submission of half the human race rather than lifting up Christ’s Way of living in submission to one another, they continue the humanistic culture of power-over. It’s easy to do. Rules that control part of the human race make things simple. Walking by faith in the living, breathing Spirit of Christ and respecting the boundaries of other human lives is more complex and requires maturity, discernment, and a vibrant walk with Jesus. It’s not so black and white.
Maybe I could start caring more about myself and less about whether or not people disagreed.
The door of my prison popped open just a crack.
Sara’s music had such a profound impact on my life during the entire process of my separation and divorce. Where do I begin? How about the very first time I heard her music. I was newly separated and laying in bed alone, and this is what happened…
What does the Bible mean when it tells Christian wives to “submit” to their husbands? Was this kind of submission only for that culture? Is this a free ticket for men to take power over their wives? What is submission, anyway?
Does your relationship confuse you? Do you feel stuck? I’ll show you how clarity is there for the taking, and it’s inside your very own brain.
When I was living in the thick of emotional abuse, I just wanted to be rescued. Where was my rescuer? Why didn’t God rescue me? Why didn’t someone get me out? After twenty years I discovered who was appointed to rescue me.
We believe a lie if we think that a married woman’s husband is the equivalent of God to her. Worshiping a man is not spiritual or healthy.
Self-denial sounds so unselfish, but is it? Learn how self-denial can be self-preserving and destroy healthy relationships.
Today we look at a survivor’s journals to discover the exact thinking that keeps women of faith stuck in abusive marriages.