Author: Elizabeth Bowman

When Fear Threatens to Overwhelm

When Fear Threatens to Overwhelm

We all have expectations of what our lives should look like, what we will or will not accomplish in life, what kinds of relationships we will or will not have, even how our lives should appear to others around us – our family, friends, and coworkers. We all have these expectations of ourselves, others, and even of God.

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Comparison: Shame and Guilt

Comparison: Shame and Guilt

“Shame is an intense feeling of angst that makes you wish you could evaporate; extreme humiliation and remorse; a despairing of life from abject embarrassment. Shame is deeper than guilt. It is not based on having done something wrong so much as a soul ache of being wrong at the core. Shame is more piercing than condemnation where the reality of judgment is mentally apprehended from an outside arbitrator. With shame, we palpably feel our own depravity in vivid self-realization.” //www.acts17-11.com/shame.html.

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“Crooked Paths, Our Free Will, and a Loving God”

“Crooked Paths, Our Free Will, and a Loving God”

“Crooked Paths, Our Free Will, and a Loving God” “Therefore, gird up your loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 1:13 (NKJV) Have you ever encountered sudden difficulties? Your once straight path suddenly became crooked causing you to question God in the midst of your circumstance. Did you then wonder how it came about that you seemingly got off track and came to the point of feeling abandoned? After all, the path you chose to take made...

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Why Is It So Hard to Change Directions?

Why Is It So Hard to Change Directions?

We are excited to introduce our newest blogger here at Biblical Counseling for Women. Elizabeth Bowman is a student in Reigning Grace Counseling Center’s online training program.

Why Is It So Hard to Change Directions?

“For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ” ~~ 2 Corinthians 10:3-5.

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