Thursday Thought — A True Christian

A Cry For Justice

What makes real Christianity different [from every other religion]  is the transformation that has taken place in the life of the one who has personally come to Christ.

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Salvation in Christ changes our eternal destiny, but it also changes much more. True salvation changes the very essence of our personhood.  Understanding what a true Christian is will revolutionize how we deal with abusers.  A true Christian is:

  • Once an enemy of God, one who is now His child who loves Him (I John 4:19; Galatians 4:4ff)
  •  A new creature, a new man, a son of God (II Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 2:1ff)
  • One who has God’s law written on his heart (Hebrews 8:10-11)
  • One who has been taught by the Spirit of Christ (Ephesians 4:20ff)

In an abuser — with his utter self-centeredness and justification of his wrong actions, his lack of love for others and mindset…

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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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