Tools for the Healing Process
Those of us who have struggled through abuse, particularly of se*ual abuse, need much healing. At a core level, we have been violated. Our trust has been broken. Those we love are sometimes the perpetrators; or it could be a stranger. It could be harassment at the office...childhood incidents that are frightening...teenage experimenting gone wrong...anything.
One of God's amazing tools in the healing arsenal is this:
The power of His written Word.
God's word is ALIVE. The old English uses the word "quick"- which is the opposite of dead.
Even when we don't feel anything happening, as we listen to/read His word, it will bring healing. It's ALIVE!
Jeremiah 15:16 “Your words came to me, and I listened carefully to them. Your words made me very happy, because I am called by your name, Lord God All-Powerful.”
1 Peter 2:2 “As newborn babies want milk, you should want the pure and simple teaching (of the word). By it you can grow up and be saved…” (italics mine)
As you begin the healing journey, take out the Word of God and begin to "eat it" in your spirit. Healing is on the way; healing is in His word.