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Helping the Counselee Suffering at the Hands of Others (Part 1)

May 30th, 2021 by posted in Suffering

America is familiar with injustice both social and personal. The news is replete with accounts of suffering at the hands of others. Biblical counselors see it regularly. Dominant husbands, manipulative wives, harsh and controlling supervisors, and abusive parents threaten happiness and well-being of our counselees. Americans see happiness as a right according to the Preamble […]

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Book Review: When God Weeps

April 15th, 2021 by posted in Suffering

“When God Weeps” is a book that confronts our perception of suffering in a way that forces us to re-examine our assessment of God’s role and reason in it. As those who will encounter suffering and will be sinned against throughout our earthly lives, it is a book worth reading. As believers who are called […]

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Counseling from 1 Thessalonians 5:14, 15

December 15th, 2020 by posted in Counseling, Suffering

I am very non-confrontational. And over the past few years I’ve determined that is mostly fear of man. God’s Word has challenged me that I must love people more than I fear them or risk being a poor shepherd and counselor. It has taken me many years of ministry to learn how to confront, admonish, […]

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A Biblical Perspective for Those Angry at Suffering

October 30th, 2020 by posted in Suffering

The biblical counselor who understands the heart and the cause of anger realizes that the reactions of the counselee are not biblical, and thus not honoring and glorifying to God. The counselor must constantly be reminding the counselee that whether God changes the circumstances or not, it is the counselee’s goal in life to glorify […]

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