My heart hurts for you and I want you to be free. I know your head tells you you need to leave but you feel your heart and faith demands that you stay. I know that I cannot tell you what to do, but I desperately desire that you should understand God’s heart for the oppressed and that he is a deliverer, not an enslaver.
Many are telling you now that God demands for you to remain and allow your abuser to leave. They tell you this is what the scripture demands, yet I want to encourage you this is not so. When Paul speaks of not divorcing unbelievers in 1 Cor 7, he is not talking about abuse situations. When Jesus talks about divorce only being allowed for adultery, he is not talking about abuse situations, but rather a specific type of divorce that men were treacherously…
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