If you are in an abusive relationship and think that God demands that you stay there…then you need to read this article.
I talk a lot about divorce these days. To do so brands you in most Christian circles as a troublemaker at best and an enemy of Christ at worst. I think that I am neither. Well, I am a troublemaker to the extent that I trouble those who trouble victims of abuse by demanding that they have no right to divorce a spouse who is an abuser. But then, like Elijah, I hope that I can say “I have not troubled Israel, but you have.”
I talk and write about divorce because this is the thing that must be acknowledged if we are going to deal justice to victims. God redeemed Israel, bringing them out of cruel enslavement to Pharaoh. He did the same for us in His Son at the cross. Exodus. Leaving. Departure. That is His way. As long as someone insists that the victim of domestic abuse…
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