Too often we succumb to these reactions, without thinking, when people sin against us. I get even!selfishness, resentment, anger, retaliation.
How to Handle TroubleP & R Publishing #ad - Adams writes, he has, by the word and his sprit, "While God has not yet removed trouble from the Christian or the Christian from trouble, given believers all that is necessary to handle trouble successfully. Focusing on philippians 1:12-26, where paul portrays hardship as an opportunity to glorify Christ, Adams presents clear and biblical directives for discerning God's hand at work in bringing good out of troublesome circumstances, great or small.
. Trouble is something all people must deal with: the loss of a spouse, one's possessions, a job, one's health, one's freedom. Jay E.
Christ and Your ProblemsP & R Publishing #ad - At bottom, all men in all times face the same basic problems. There are no special cases. Jay adams reminds us that god has not changed, his commandments have not been altered, and sinful man below his modern sophisticated exterior is still the same. But is it? does god ever allow a christian to face a test that is utterly unique? even if he does, would that be an adequate excuse?In an unmistakably clear reply, the apostle Paul says, "No!" He tells us in 1 Corinthians 10:13, "There is no trial that has overtaken you but such as is common to men.
Our sin simply cannot be excused. As followers of christ, we can, by his grace, change our attitude toward our problems and face whatever our heavenly father sends our way. When we face problems, we often abandon our responsibility to live like a Christian on the grounds that our problem is unique.
Godliness Through DisciplineP & R Publishing #ad - Jay adams shows clearly that, while there is no such thing as instant godliness, genuine and lasting holiness is indeed possible. Beginning with paul's instruction in 1 timothy 4:7, "you must discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness, " Adams explains how godly living can become second nature for the person who truly desires to be Christlike.
Here is a practical booklet for anyone who wants to become a more godly person.
How to Help People ChangeZondervan #ad - This book presents a fresh perspective not only on how to counsel, but also on what measures to take at what stages of counseling. Jay adams, from the preface Change is the essential goal of the counseling process. This book answers two questions: “how does a counselor help people change?” and, “How does Scripture provide the source of a counselor’s method?” How to Help People Change has much to say about the ongoing discussion of the relationship between theology and psychology in the enterprise of Christian counseling.
. This book provides an unparalleled opportunity to see how he discovers and applies biblical principles as well as the way in which Scripture functions as the basis for his counseling approach. Is specifically designed to elucidate the process of counseling. And, in the author’s words, “substantial change requires the alteration of the heart.
How to Help People Change #ad - How can a christian counselor facilitate such change? The answer, of course, may be found in Scripture, specifically in 2 Timothy 3:14–17. I have often mentioned and illustrated that process, but not in the focused and systemic way that the four-step biblical process is set forth here. Jay adams is a well-known counselor who bases his whole approach on Scripture.
While touching on many aspects of counseling, this book.
Temptation: Applying Radical Amputation to Life's Sinful Patterns Resources for Biblical LivingP & R Publishing #ad - If the fruit isn't there, the growth we are supposed to display is not happening. Yet many christians find it difficult to bear fruit because their branches are weak -- the old patterns of sin and bad habits creep back in and choke off the growth that should be taking place. So what do you do when your spiritual fruit isn't what it should be? You do what you would with the fruit of any type of tree: free it from what inhibits its growth by finding weak branches and cutting them off.
Here, jay adams unpacks the teaching of jesus in Matthew 5 and shows us how to use the principle of radical amputation to develop spiritual fruit, putting on holy patterns of living by putting off our sinful ones. The resources for biblical living booklet series addresses a wide range of practical life issues in a straightforward, and most of all, down-to-earth, biblical manner.
Temptation: Applying Radical Amputation to Life's Sinful Patterns Resources for Biblical Living #ad - Christians are commanded to grow. Once we are saved, spiritual fruit should be a natural byproduct.
Forgive!: As the Lord Forgave YouPresbyterian & Reformed Publishing Co. #ad - P r publishing. Shows vividly what forgiveness involves—and how a forgiving spirit is crucial in our walk with God and our relationships with others.
Theology of Christian Counseling, AZondervan #ad - This book is one-of-a-kind. No matter what the problem is, no matter how greatly sin has abounded, the Christian counselor’s stance is struck by the far-more-abounding nature of the grace of Jesus Christ in redemption. What a difference this makes in counseling!” In this book the reader will gain an insight into the rich theological framework that supports and directs a biblical approach to counseling.
. P r publishing. He is making something new out of the old sinful nature. He is, in Christ, making new creatures. Salvation, that central concern of Protestant theology, is often too narrowly defined. No counseling system that is based on some other foundation can begin to offer what Christian counseling offers.
Theology of Christian Counseling, A #ad - It is thought of as “being saved from the consequences of sin. But god is doing much more. A theology of Christian Counseling connects biblical doctrine with practical living. And the connection between solid theology and practical application will become compelling.
From Forgiven to Forgiving: Learning to Forgive One Another God's WayCalvary Press #ad - When you've been wronged, right? that's what many christians believe, but is it biblical? Adams dispels misconceptions about forgiveness, reveals God's true plan for absolution, the best thing to do is forgive and forget, and shows you how to apply it to your own relationships. Learn how to "forgive and forget" P r publishing.
The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-ImageHarvest House Publishers #ad - Identified by labels such as “self-image, ” “self-worth, ” “self-esteem, ” and “self-love, ” this movement has one common denominator―the emphasis on self. P r publishing. Regardless of religious persuasion, everyone seems to be fighting what they perceive to be a shared enemy: low self-esteem.
Now well-known biblical counselor and noted author Jay Adams brings much-needed clarification to the area of self-esteem and offers the church and every believer a truly biblical view of self. But has our search for answers led us too far in the wrong direction: away from our true position in Christ and toward a dangerous emphasis on self?Recent decades have seen the rise of a powerful and influential movement within the church.
The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-Image #ad - Who am i? why am i here? where am I going? Familiar questions in our day and age.
From Grief To GloryBanner of Truth #ad - If you or a loved one is walking through the valley of weeping- especially at the loss of a son or daughter- know that you are not alone, and let those who have come before remind you of your heavenly Father's sovereign grace and the mystery of joys in the midst of suffering. Their intimate, emotional expressions of pain, peace, and hope- and their prevailing faith- are shared throughout these pages in both the short accounts and the eloquent poetry gathered here.
James bruce and his wife, Joni, knew that pain when their infant son died. P r publishing. And even fewer sorrows that rival the pain of burying a child. There are few joys to match that which a child brings to a family. They found comfort in the words of others who had known similar loss: fellow Christians such as Martin Luther, Charles Spurgeon, and John Bunyan, who also wept and yet were comforted by the Father of mercies.