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Life’s Challenges

Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We have a Savior who knows our struggles and knows our pain, and he will give us the strength to persevere and trust his will for us.

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Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Church

Statistically, whether we know it or not, all of us know and love someone who has been abused. And all of us know and love someone who has been abusive. So how can we be a blessing to both? How can we comfort, confront, and bring healing to our circle of influence? If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.

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Make it better

I know a guy who’s living in exile. He’s in a jail cell right now, far away from his family and friends and the…

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How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? What if His Abuse Led Me to Damaging Behavior?

Hurt people hurt people. If you’re doing bad things because bad things were done to you by your abusive father, what hope is there for you?

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Walk with the wise

You’ve probably heard the saying that goes something like this: “You are the sum total of the five people you spend the most time…

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How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? Should I Still Have a Relationship With Him?

What does the Bible say—should you go back to a father who was abusive?

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How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? I Forgave. Why Do I Still Feel This Way?

You may be struggling with the continual nature of forgiveness, especially when it comes to an abusive dad. You forgave in the past, but today you’re in a different emotional spot. What do you do?

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How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? Why Should I Forgive?

What right does your abusive father have to be forgiven by you? You may feel you have every right to hate him.

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How Do I Forgive My Abusive Dad? I Must Heal First

The abuse from your father left a deep wound. Where and how do you even start the healing process?

Friends & Family

Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Abusive

What does God say to those who have hurt others? Can we, like Jesus, be full of both grace and truth to the abusive? Pastor Mike talks about how abusers can move forward—beyond God’s wrath—to a healing and hopeful relationship with God and the church. If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.

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God’s Word to Abuse Victims

Watch the entire devotional series from Pastor Jeremy as he teaches us what God says to those who have been abused.

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To Abuse Victims: How Will This End?

There is pain and hardship for victims of abuse. But there is hope.

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Lies: I won’t be happy unless I get my way

Ask a DJ—one of the most popular karaoke bar songs has to be Frank Sinatra’s signature “My Way.” Can’t you just see a guy…