A Cry For Justice

In a post three months ago, Jeff asked “How Many Times Should  Abuse  Be Tolerated?”

Here is part of what he wrote:

Let’s limit a hypothetical example to physical abuse.  Slapping across the face, knocking the victim down, that kind of thing.  I may be wrong here in not considering all kinds of abuse – which are equally evil – but I am just trying to clarify our illustration.  Here is the question then – How many times should a woman (for example) forgive her husband for slapping her across the face?  By “forgive,” I mean, he says he is sorry and she says ok, and she stays with him – end of story.

I’d like to revisit this question, and I’ll start with a true story.

A couple who I know have a committed relationship which is not abusive. The man committed adultery some years ago, for a…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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