Christian Counseling The Spiritually Oppressed

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Abstract This paper explores three different steps to help a spiritually oppressed person become a whole person in Christ through Discipleship Counseling. Four different published works were used to comprise the paper. Dr. Neil T. Anderson’s book Discipleship Counseling: The Complete Guide to Helping Others Walk in Freedom and Grow in Christ was the main source where information was gathered. This book is a step by step guide to biblical counseling. Dr. Anderson displays a strong foundation of counseling through truth and having a relationship with Christ. Other web based articles were used to support the theory of Anderson’s book. Although the web based articles other different avenues of Christian counseling all of the sources used share a common root, how to show others how to overcome their problems to become healthy well adjusted individuals by using biblical concepts. Christian Counseling to the Spiritually Oppressed Discipleship is receiving instruction from a religious leader and being a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher. Discipleship in today’s world can be in the form of a Christian counseling. Christian counseling is counseling or psychotherapy grounded in the Christian faith. Christian counselors integrate the core beliefs of the word of God into services offer to patients. They see the bible as the source of truth. They understand the bible is the final authority. This type of counseling can address a range of emotional and spiritual issues. Christian counselors understand that the Bible has a lot of practical wisdom. There are several avenues a Christian counselor can take to help a spiritually oppressed person become a whole person, mind, body, and soul. Three of these avenues are overcoming false guidance, bitterness and rebellion. By using biblical concepts in counseling, Christian
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