A. Defined Legally.
.1. “The employment, use, persuasion, inducement, enticement, or coercion of any child to engage in any sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing any visual depiction of such conduct, or the rape, molestation, prostitution, or other form of sexual exploitation of children, or incest with children under circumstances which indicate the child’s health or welfare is harmed or threatened hereby.”
B. In short, sexual abuse is the use of a child for sexual gratification.
II. Levels of Sexual Abuse.
A. Exposure to pictures, words, or sexual situations.
B. Indecent exposure.
C. Incest.
D. Sexual abuse by the natural mother, father, or parental figure.
III. Sexual abuse causes.
A. Separation from God the Father.
B. Broken trust by loved ones caused anger at and inability to trust God.
IV. Prayer Ministers who have suffered sexual abuse may need healing first.
V. Rape Victims.
A. Spiritual element—evil spirits infesting the perpetrator can move to the victim during the rape.
B. It is very important to bind these evil spirits when ministering to a victim of sexual abuse.
VI. Not only Females; boys are just as likely to be sexually abused than girls or women.
VII. Threats to children may cause the abuse to be bottled up for fear of being further harmed.
VIII. Four categories of dealing with Sexual abuse.
A. When a person has pushed memories down and do not remember having been abused. Repression.
B. The person remembers but minimizes the incident: Suppression.
C. The victim may live a heavy, weighted down existence of struggle and defeat in many areas of life. Oppression.
D. Frigidity.
IX. Steps to Recovery.
A. Face the problem.
B. Recount the incident.
C. Experience the feelings.
D. Establish responsibility.
E. Trace the behavioral difficulties.
F. Observe others.
G. Educate yourself.
H. Acknowledge forgiveness.
I. Rebuilding the self-image and their relationship.
J. Express that concern and empathize with others.
X. Some Characteristics of Sexual addiction.
A. Unmanageable.
B. Progressive.
C. Degenerative.
D. Destructive.
XI .Ways to stay a healthy Prayer Minister.
A. A prayer minister needs to be healed before ministering.
B. Bind the enemy so he cannot disrupt.
C. Remember that the Lord already knows everything that you are about to hear.
D. Give to the Lord everything you hear when ministering.
E. Remember that your role is to listen, love, and pray.
F. At the end of the ministry time, cut yourself free from all you have heard and disconnect all things from you.