The Bible in Counseling Part V

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DEATH Definition: Death is the enemy of life. It is defined as the act of dying; termination of life. Further, it is the state of being dead. Brief Explanation: Issues of death and dying will frequently come up in counseling. Being aware of the common reactions people may have during the dying process and for […]

The Bible in Counseling Part IV

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ANGER Definition:  A strong feeling of displeasure or hostility. A biological response to frustration, hurt or fear. Brief Explanation: Everyone becomes angry at times, but it is expressed in either healthy or unhealthy ways. Bill was a preacher who had a problem with rage. Due to his great insecurity, whenever he performed at a less […]

The Bible in Counseling Part III

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Problems are not People; People are not Problems As we turn towards the meat of this book, it is important to remember that people have problems, and problems can have (as in to dominate) people. Essentially, people are more than their problems just as the principle of scripture (or Spirit) is infinitely more important than […]

The Bible in Counseling Part II

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The Word of God – the Interrogator “For the Word of God speaks, is alive and full of power making it active, operative, energizing and effective; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating into the dividing line of the life (soul) and (the immortal) spirit; and of joints and marrow, (that is the deepest […]

The Bible in Counseling Part I

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A Sure Foundation In order to establish a biblical foundation for counseling, it is necessary to review the Hebrew understanding of psychology. Psychology as the “science” or knowledge of the mind did not exist for the O.T. Hebrew. The Jew of the O.T. was not concerned with knowledge in the way that we understand it […]