Saturday, May 31, 2008

Christian Counseling Centers

As a Christian we are finding it harder and harder to live in this the world at a time when we are constantly being bombarding with many temptations and negative influences. We feel we are at war with this world. A lot of broken and hurting people are in need of biblically based Christian counseling centers. Yet many Christians preach against it.

In the Bible in the book of Proverbs, chapter 24 verses 5 & 6 it says "A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength; for waging war you need guidance, and for victory many advisers." We are advised in God's word to seek counsel. It goes on to say in verse 7 "Wisdom is too high for a fool." We are foolish not to.

Some value the accumulation of knowledge, but Paul pointed out to the Colossians in chapter one verses 9 - 14 that knowledge in itself is empty. To be worth anything, it must lead to a changed life and right living. Paul prayed for the Colossians "asking God to fill you with the knowledge of His will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding. And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please Him in every way; bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to His glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and joyfully giving thanks to the Father..."

Christian counseling centers are here to give you the tools of spiritual wisdom so that you are able to have a "life worthy", "bearing fruit," to be "strengthened" and to have endurance, patience and most of all joy! There are many Christian counseling centers specifically designed to help adults, children, couples and families face these issues. There is Christian Counseling Debt, Christian Career Counseling and Christian Premarital Counseling.

These Christian counseling centers and resources available to the Christian today should be biblically based. The best resource for Christian living is in the Bible.

If you are one of the broken, or a Christian couple desiring to get married, a couple already married, or if you are struggling with singleness or striving to have better relationships in your family, contact one of these sources of Christian for counseling. Seek out one that has been recommended to you and most importantly, Biblically based. You are an important member of the Christian body. It is important to get the help and healing needed. Someday you may in turn be able to help someone else through your testimony of recovery.

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