A Cry For Justice

[December 14, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.]

Here are two segments from Joe Pote’s post Forgiveness with Boundaries, from his blog Redeemed.

It’s an excellent biblical example of how forgiveness need not entail reconciliation with the person who has hurt you, especially if that person is still likely to be dangerous.

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Then Saul said, “I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will not harm you again because my life was precious in your sight this day. Behold, I have played the fool and have committed a serious error.”  [1 Sam 26:21  NASB1995]….

Saul expressed words of repentance, confessed his sin, declared his love for David, asked David to return with him, and promised not to harm him again.

David replied, “Behold the spear of the king!…

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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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