How to Rise Above Abuse: Victory for Victims of Five Types of Abuse [NOOK Book]

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With nearly 150,000 books sold, Christian counselor June Hunt has fast become a favorite for readers seeking biblical counsel for their problems.

In How to Rise Above Abuse, June offers compassionate, practical guidance for the tough issues of verbal and emotional abuse, spouse abuse, childhood sexual abuse, rape recovery, victimization, and spiritual abuse.

Readers will learn the definitions, characteristics,...

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How to Rise Above Abuse: Victory for Victims of Five Types of Abuse

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Overview

With nearly 150,000 books sold, Christian counselor June Hunt has fast become a favorite for readers seeking biblical counsel for their problems.

In How to Rise Above Abuse, June offers compassionate, practical guidance for the tough issues of verbal and emotional abuse, spouse abuse, childhood sexual abuse, rape recovery, victimization, and spiritual abuse.

Readers will learn the definitions, characteristics, and causes that, once understood, empower them to take steps toward lasting solutions. They'll find out how to . . .

  • identify and deal with unresolved anger, grief, or pain
  • rely on Christ for strength when they have none
  • forgive their offender and help other victims
  • regain confidence, hope, and peace for the future
  • place complete trust in God at all times

Only the Lord Jesus Christ can heal broken hearts. This book for counselors and counselees will show how those who are hurting can yield to His care.

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"In How to Rise Above Abuse, June Hunt details in a pragmatic Biblical manner solutions for hope. I recommend this book."
--Frank Minirth, MD, President, Minirth Clinic
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736938167
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Series: Counseling Through the Bible Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 773,895
  • File size: 733 KB

Meet the Author

June Hunt is the founder of Hope for the Heart, a worldwide biblical counseling ministry that provides numerous resources for people seeking help. She hosts a live, two-hour call-in counseling program called Hope in the Night, and is the author of Counseling Through Your Bible Handbook and How to Handle Your Emotions.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Childhood Sexual Abuse

The Secret Storm 15

I Definitions of Childhood Sexual Abuse 16

II Characteristics of Childhood Sexual Abuse 34

III Causes of Childhood Sexual Abuse 43

IV Steps to Solution 54

Spiritual Abuse

Religion at Its Worst 79

I Definitions of Spiritual Abuse 79

II Characteristics of Spiritual Abuse 92

III Causes of Spiritual Abuse 102

IV Steps to Solution 111

Verbal And Emotional Abuse

Victory over Verbal and Emotional Abuse 153

I Definitions of Verbal and Emotional Abuse 153

II Characteristics of Verbal and Emotional Abuse 162

III Causes of Verbal and Emotional Abuse 173

IV Steps to Solution 180

Victimization

Victory over the Victim Mentality 213

I Definitions of Victimization 214

II Characteristics of the Victim Mentality 225

III Causes of a Victim Mentality 244

IV Steps to Solution 255

Wife Abuse

Assault on a Woman's Worth 305

I Definitions of Wife Abuse 305

II Characteristics of Wife Abuse 323

III Causes of Wife Abuse 333

IV Steps to Solution 346

Hope For The Abuser: How to Break Free of Being Abusive 397

Epilogue: Uplifting One Another 409

Appendix: How Can I Be Fully and Finally Free? 411

Notes 415

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