Dying, Grieving, Faith, and Family: A Pastoral Care Approach

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It took many years of forgiving and getting plugged in to a healthy church before I really began to heal from the hurt. When a husband and wife on the verge of divorce are empowered by the Spirit to forgive each other and to mend their marriage, that’s a dynamic enactment and demonstration of the gospel. But the pain is softened when we learn that he or she is going to settle in a godly congregation of Christ-exalting believers.

Pages: 168

Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (November 3, 1997)

ISBN: 0789002620

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