CTBHHM: One Ugly Hillbilly

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by Libby AnneCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 27-28Throughout her book, Debi’s attitude toward women is bizarre. In this passage, Debi tells a story to illustrate her point about the importance … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: In Which Debi Almost Gets Something Right

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by Libby AnneCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 26-27It is possible to find a worthwhile message in an otherwise atrocious book. I read Debi Pearl when I was first married – it was a wedding gift – and while I thought it was hogwash from start to finish … [Read more...]

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As Innocent As Babes

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by CaluluOne of the big stumbling blocks for me during my time in the Fundamental/Evangelical church was the belief in original sin in babies. Sure, it's possible to be conceived of sin and born of that same sin, but I could never believe that a newborn … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: Subordinate, But Not Inferior

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by Libby AnneCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 23-24 The role of being a perfectly fit helper does not make one inferior to the leader. Okay, so think back to everything we’ve read so far. Debi says that women … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: In Which Debi Twists Scripture

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by Libby AnneCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 21-23Debi starts by looking at the Genesis story of the creation of Eve. She explains that Adam was completely delighted that God gave him Eve as a gift, and that every woman’s husband should similarly be delighted in having her as a gift.And then comes this nasty bit: … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: The Jezebel Type

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by Libby AnneCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 19-20Debi starts Chapter 1, “God’s Gift,” with her signature act: A letter she received from a reader. This letter provides an excellent illustration of why women are drawn to Debi’s advice. Dear Mike and Debi,I want to thank … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: Debi Knows “God’s Plan”

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by Libby AnneCreated to Be His Help Meet, pp. 15-16In this section, Debi explains what she’s going to do in this book and she doesn’t mince words. This book reveals God’s plan for obtaining a heavenly marriage. Debi believes … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM Women’s Created Purpose

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by Libby AnneCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 21 God gave Adam the most precious gift a man will ever receive – a woman. … If you are a wife, you were created to fill a need, and in that capacity you are “a good thing,” a helper … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: Michael and Debi Pearl’s Whirlwind Romance

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by Libby AnneCreated to Be His Help Meet, pp. 13-15 Once upon a time there was a silly young girl who grew up to learn what it means to be a help meet – God’s secret for a heavenly marriage. I start this book with the words “Once upon a time” because it … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: Michael Pearl’s Stamp of Approval

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by Libby AnneCreated to Be His Help Meet, pp. 13Created to Be His Help Meet, a popular evangelical/fundamentalist marriage manual, begins with a one page introduction by author Debi Pearl’s … [Read more...]

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