Those who have suffered due to sexual sin will understand the extent of the brokenness that ensues. This is not only true for those who choose such sin, but also for those who are innocent victims of sexual predators. I know from experience how extensive this brokenness can be. It can seem that there is no hope for restoration and healing. But with Jesus, all things are possible.
I came across the following prayer for healing on Our Unseen Hope, the blog of a sweet friend, Liz. This friend understands what it is to have been hurt deeply. She has provided much encouragement for me, as I seek healing from my past. She is a gift, helping me to know that I am not alone.
This post is rich in wisdom. Many of the principles outlined have been instrumental in my own healing journey including: ‘listening’ prayer, forgiveness, breaking agreements, and surrender. My loving, heavenly Father has worked in many of these ways in my own life, bringing restoration as I walk in obedience into all that He asks me to do. I hope you will find it helpful as well.
Blessings dear one,
I recently subscribed to the Allender Center Podcast. This is a tremendous source of encouragement and healing that I highly recommend.
I prayed it this morning and plan to continue to pray it for my own healing.
Sexual abuse brings so much harm to our souls, but God is the Healer of that which is broken, the Great Lover of our souls, and NOTHING is beyond His loving touch in our lives.
Healing for your sexuality is available; this is a very hopeful truth! But you must realize that your sexuality is deep and core to your nature as a human being. Therefore, sexual brokenness can be one of the deepest types of brokenness a person might experience. You must take your healing and restoration seriously. This…
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