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Refusing Rejection that Comes from Abuse
May 22, 2014
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Refusing Rejection that Comes from Abuse

I have had painful experiences that were designed to disillusion, hinder my purposes, and destroy my identity. I know that I am not alone in walking through these adversities. When someone is responsible for us, but does not show love and concern through actions and instead tells us they love us in words only it is called...

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Ten Things To Remember: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Ten
April 03, 2014
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Ten Things To Remember: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Ten

As we wrap up our series on “Abuse and Rejection from the Christian Church,” I’d like to leave you with ten things to remember. Feel free to print this list and keep it where you can see it. Where we place our focus, attention, thoughts, and behaviors will produce a great harvest for us. The truth and...

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Biblical Examples Of Overcomers: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Nine
March 27, 2014
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Biblical Examples Of Overcomers: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Nine

In earlier teachings on rejection the five keys to healing from abuse and rejection. The Five Keys to healing from rejection are: 1. Focus on God’s character and identity 2. Focus on God’s intentions 3. Focus on who we are in Him 4. Focus on the solution and not the problem 5. Focus on our response and our...

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Your Response And Responsibilities in Him: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Eight
March 20, 2014
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Your Response And Responsibilities in Him: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Eight

In previous blogs we discussed the first four of the five keys to healing from abuse and rejection. Those first 4 keys are: 1. Focus on God’s character and identity 2. Focus on God’s intentions 3. Focus on who we are in Him 4. Focus on the solution and not the problem  Now it’s time for the fifth and...

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Healing By Focusing On The Solution And Not The Problem: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Seven
March 14, 2014
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Healing By Focusing On The Solution And Not The Problem: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Seven

In our previous two blogs we discussed the first 3 keys to healing from abuse and rejection in the Christian church. Those keys are: 1. Focus on God’s character and identity 2. Focus on God’s intentions 3. Focus on who you are in Jesus The first two keys are about fixing our eyes on the truth about God. The third...

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Focus On Who You Are in Jesus: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Six
March 06, 2014
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Focus On Who You Are in Jesus: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Six

There are five keys that help you heal from abuse and rejection. Last week we discussed the first two. (Click here to read last week’s blog http://www.drmichele.org/healing-focusing-gods-character-identity-intentions-abuse-rejection-church-part-five/ ) Focus on God’s character and identity Focus on God’s...

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Healing By Focusing On God’s Character, Identity, And Intentions: Abuse And Rejection From The Church Part Five
February 28, 2014
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Healing By Focusing On God’s Character, Identity, And Intentions: Abuse And Rejection From The Church Part Five

So how do we overcome rejection, or any obstacle, without being corrupted in our hope, faith, expectations, core beliefs, or behaviors? The keys to overcoming any obstacle in our lives are found in the Bible, God’s life manual, and the provisions and tools that it teaches us. The Bible clearly teaches that what we think will...

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Living Like Jesus: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Four
February 20, 2014
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Living Like Jesus: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Four

By studying the Bible, we can learn tools to overcome every obstacle including rejection. We can discover keys to overcoming rejection that point us to the “How To” walk through these experiences. Jesus was hardly a stranger to rejection, yet we see His perfect response to the messages of rejection. He was not moved...

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God Looks At Your Heart: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Two
February 08, 2014
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God Looks At Your Heart: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part Two

Rejection is never God’s will. I explain to people that God never condemns. Jesus said He came to save the world not condemn it. God does not attack who you are; however, He does, convict us of sin. This means He points out beliefs or behaviors for us to address. He never condemns our identity, future, or potential. This...

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Hurting The Wounded: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part One
January 31, 2014
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Hurting The Wounded: Abuse And Rejection In The Christian Church Part One

We expect we may be rejected by the world when we take a stand for Christ, but what about being rejected by the Church, or fellow Christians? Unfortunately that happens all too often. Rejection can be a form of abuse. Many people have endured abuse by the church and have done so silently. Abuse isn’t just physical or sexual....

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