The Abusive Wife: Ministering to the Contentious Woman
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The Abusive Wife: Ministering to the Contentious Woman  -     By: David D. Edgington

The Abusive Wife: Ministering to the Contentious Woman

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Title: The Abusive Wife: Ministering to the Contentious Woman
By: David D. Edgington
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 180
Vendor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 X 0.38 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds
ISBN: 151873622X
ISBN-13: 9781518736223
Stock No: WW736226

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The wife is the "unexpected" abuser/reviler in a marriage. Biblically, the term "revile" speaks of the verbal aspect of mistreatment of others. It is a "non-contact" weapon in the arsenal of the bitter, controlling person. Both in society and in the Church, it is assumed that the husband is the one who reviles the wife, yet there is a growing trend where the opposite is the case. And this trend will continue to get worse as role confusion in marriage and relationships escalates in the modern world. Men in marriages where they are reviled feel alone, judged, and hopeless. Most men in this kind of marriage suffer silently since to openly admit this problem calls into question one's masculinity. Being reviled is so painful and debilitating that most men seriously contemplate suicide. It is no wonder then, that the sin of "reviling" requires church discipline (1 Cor. 5:11; 6:10), yet how many churches practice this? This book is a must-read both for the husband living in a reviling marriage, but also for the Pastor who wishes to minister to his people according to the Scriptures. Drawing on his vast experience as a full-time Biblical Counselor, Dr. Edgington examines this pressing issue from both his experience in counseling husbands and wives, and also from the practical application of the Word of God. David D. Edgington, PhD is the founder and Executive Director of "Compassionate Counselors," which is a Biblical Counseling ministry in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also an ordained Pastor with over 20 years of experience and is currently the Preaching Pastor at Christ's Community Church in El Mirage, Arizona. For more information, please visit www.CompassionateCounselors.com

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