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What is Biblical bitterness? Most of the time, it’s agony and grief.

posted by Rebecca This post is Part Three of a larger series on the Biblical concept of bitterness. Parts One and Two were published earlier this month, covering the “root of bitterness” in Hebrews and the “gall of bitterness” in Acts.

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The “gall of bitterness” in Acts–it isn’t resentment

posted by Rebecca The second in a series addressing the concept of bitterness in the Bible and what it really means in context, considering that this is a term that is is used to shame and blame victims of abuse who

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The “root of bitterness” in Hebrews — it isn’t unforgiveness

posted by Rebecca First posted on www.heresthejoy.com.  Reblogged on A Cry for Justice. *** Hebrews 12:15 is one of the most often preached-on passages of Scripture to tell victims and survivors of abuse that their primary—and perhaps only—problem is unforgiveness. Here it

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If You Want to Help Us. . .

by anonymous guest poster We believe those who want to understand and help and love abuse survivors in their lives can benefit from the clear and intelligent thoughts this author presents. Though our desire is certainly not to cause anyone to despair—because there is

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Some reasons abuse victims don’t tell

If the victim is young and has never told anyone before. 1. “No one will believe me. He’s too nice/powerful/well-respected.” 2. “I’ll get in trouble. They’ll blame me.” 3. “It really was my fault. Any time something bad happens, it’s

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Recap of the Benjamin Lawson Adams case

with a mention of Case #5 in the GRACE report CONTENT WARNING: Explicit sexual abuse stated. All our discussions about the Ben Adams case have been taking place on our Facebook page, and since some of our followers don’t have Facebook,

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Cookeville timeline and why we’re posting

A Timeline of the Cookeville Christian School cases as related to Bob Jones University fall 1979 Ted Anderson, soon to be a graduate student at BJU, became the principal at Cookeville Christian School in Tennessee. According to allegations made in three affidavits,

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Karen’s Story: from Cookeville Christian School to Bob Jones University

Because Ted Anderson was a graduate student at Bob Jones University at the time he was allegedly abusing girls in the Christian school where he was the principal (his dissertation can be seen here), because some of the alleged abuse

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Barbra’s Story Part Two: at Bob Jones University and Beyond

Although the author of this post speaks for herself and tells her own story, BJUGrace, as her publishing platform, has sought to do due diligence, through documentation and written statements from several witnesses, to confirm to the best of our ability that her story is true

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Barbra’s Story Part One: At Cookeville Christian School

Because Ted Anderson was a graduate student at Bob Jones University at the time he was allegedly abusing girls in the Christian school where he was the principal (his dissertation can be seen here), because some of the alleged abuse

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