By Jeffrey Watson,Charles R. Swindoll
In his preface to this not easy publication Jeff Watson describes biblical counseling as "a noble adjective married to a fearful noun."
Believers are clever to be skeptical of a lot that's performed within the identify of counseling in secular settings. Even below the umbrella of "Christian counseling," one has heard horror tales of circumstances the place God's note has been misused. yet Jeff Watson makes a powerful case during this quantity for the legitimacy of marrying "biblical" and "counseling."
Christian counselors, says Watson, have to domesticate 3 basic abilities of their patients:
- How to inform their stories;
- How to settle on their ambitions correctly; and
- How to perform adjustments of their lives.
Watson is helping counselors in achieving those targets via drawing at the interactions of Christ, the instructions of Scripture, and the activities of the apostles and prophets. therefore he marries counseling and biblical principles.
To these folks who're referred to as directly to suggestions on any point, Charles Swindoll says, "This e-book becomes a useful device for you. i beg you to permit it turn into your handbook for correct counseling."
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