Healing The Wounds of Sexual Abuse

Principles Lifestyle Magazine

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by S.E. Miller

In his book “The Wounded Heart,” Dr. Dan B. Allender says “The sexually abused person is in a war. The enemy is ultimately the Evil One and the path of loyalty to Satan’s vision: rebellion, autonomy, or in other words sin.”

I believe the same may be said of any type of abuse verbal abuse, physical abuse or neglect. Notice Allender said the reason Satan inspires abuse is to get the victim to sin!

Child abuse and neglect are Satan’s favorite weapons.  Why?  I believe Proverbs 15:15 gives us the answer.  It says “All the days of the afflicted are evil, But he who is of a merry heart has a continual feast.”

Afflicted means to be depressed in mind and circumstances. Although the child grows up and abuse stops, the victim remains depressed in mind and circumstances, quite often his…

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