“When suffering comes, we can be left with little, if any, foundation to stand on if we have not been careful to include regular times of reading and study of God’s word.”Read More
Author: Anne Dryburgh
Jeroboam was promised ten tribes of the kingdom of Israel. In 1 Kings 11:26-40, we read about how those ten tribes would be given to him after the sin of Solomon.
As we continue reading in 1 Kings 12, we see that he did indeed become king over those 10 tribes. Rehoboam foolishly listened to bad advice, which led the 10 kingdoms to follow Jeroboam. Sadly, we also read about Jeroboam’s own foolishness.Read More
People come to biblical counselors for help for all different sorts of reasons. Some people have been comforted in times of difficulty by a substance to such an extent that they can no longer live without that substance. The relief of emotional pain may have come from food, alcohol, or even isolation from others. Others have been deeply hurt in life and come for help because their hurt has turned to anger and bitterness.Read More
Every day of our lives we are surrounded by anger. From impatient drivers to impatient people in a line, to conflict in personal relationships, anger is everywhere. In the counseling work that I do, I see the damage that anger does in the lives of countless people. Thankfully, many excellent books have been written about this subject that have been of invaluable help in counselingRead More
Sadly, quarreling and division is common in the church. Often times, those who are quarrelsome seem to believe that they have God on their side and then become contentious and argumentative in a sinful way. Since they are fighting God’s cause, anyone who disagrees with them is perceived to be on the other side and those on the other side are treated as if they are against God. In the process, they accuse, slander, quarrel, and cause division.Read More