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Dear Church: It’s Time to Stop Enabling Abusive Men

IMG_0469The church is helping abusive men keep their wives trapped in hurtful marriages, but it has to stop. Because there are some things God hates MORE than divorce. I recently spoke at a long-standing North American woman’s conference and was overwhelmed by the quantity and horrific nature of things wives are having to put up with in their marriages. Between sessions, I was bombarded by heartfelt inquiries: “What does a wife do when her husband does this? Or that? Or keeps doing this?” It broke my heart. I felt like I needed to take a dozen showers that weekend. This may sound like a rant, but please hang with me, as I think this conference was a divine appointment. I can’t get this out of my mind. One wife began our conversation with, “God hates divorce, right? “Yes,” I said. “I believe He does.” “So I’ve just got to accept what’s happening in my marriage, right?” When she told me what was happening, I quickly corrected her. “If the cost of saving a marriage is destroying a woman, the cost is too high. God loves people more than he loves institutions.”……Read More 

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  1. God hates the devil more than divorce because the devil is the author of hard hearts; God hates the works of satan more than divorce; hates the works of the devil in abusive men or women. The buck stops with Jesus! divorce ends with Christ Jesus in our hearts! the works of the devil END in our hearts when we receive Christ Jesus and walk it out in our life and relationships!