One of the hallmark characteristics of someone who has been spiritually abused is that they do not trust themselves. This has been one of the deepest wounds for me to heal, but the one that has made me feel the most empowered as a daughter of God. I would love to share with you how spiritual abuse disconnected me from my intuition and how I am slowly taking it back.
Healing from spiritual abuse is one of the messiest but freeing things someone can do. It takes guts, faith and a validating support system to wade through years of twisted Scripture, distorted views of God, and the feeling of injustice that accompanies realizing that you’re a victim. Here are six things victims of spiritual abuse need to know:
Pastor Francis Chan recently recalled witnessing miracles of healing. One instance, in particular, really seemed to strike a chord for Chan. The former megachurch pastor recalled a moment when two deaf children came for healing and after being prayed over, they had regained their hearing.