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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Category Archives: Sin

Grace for Sin and for Suffering

Here’s a problem that we’re all familiar with in ministry to people: how do you deal with a person who has been badly sinned against, but is now acting out in response? Continue reading

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May I Continue in My Sin, Please?

One of the questions that is frequently raised about living a grace-based faith is related to how we are to live under grace. The answer is found in Romans 6. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin, Theology | Tags: , , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Sanctification: How Proper Worship Changes Habitual Desires

On weekends we like to highlight for you one of our growing list of free resources. This weekend we highlight a resource audio from the 2014 IBCD Summer Institute. Continue reading

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Are We Using the Word “Brokenness” Biblically?

We often hear Christians today talking about “brokenness.” But are we using the term biblically? In response to this question, Bob Kellemen provides 4 reflections on the word “brokenness.” Continue reading

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An Amazing Conversation, Part 2

The Scriptures provides a wide range of case material packed with truth and meaning for counseling ministry. The story of Cain offers a prime example (Genesis 4:1-16). Continue reading

Topics: People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin, Theology, Worship | Tags: , ,

An Amazing Conversation, Part 1

The Scriptures provides a wide range of case material packed with truth and meaning for counseling ministry. The story of Cain offers a prime example (Genesis 4:1-16). Continue reading

Topics: People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin, Theology | Tags: , ,

Gospel Terminus

The gospel tries to guide us somewhere in life with God and one another. There is a particular posture of the soul God has in mind for us—a certain end point to which He uses the gospel to lead. Sometimes we can stop short of this terminus. Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sanctification, Sin, Worship | Tags: , , , ,

Dealing with Stubborn Desires through Worship

How do you deal with frustrating, stubborn sinful desires? Is it possible for the heart and its entrenched desires to change? If so, how does change take place? As an answer let’s explore the theme of worship and how true worship is superior to and defeats false worship. We will see that if false worship is the problem then true worship is the solution. Continue reading

Topics: People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sanctification, Sin, Worship | Tags: , , ,

Easter Bunnies, Parental Feelings of Failure, and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Don’t give up. Every Easter, I’m reminded of this fact: Because Christ rose again, I have life. I’m no longer a slave to my sin. Christ has risen; you now have life through Him. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin | Tags: , , , , ,

Who Am I…Really?

We inevitably live out of our sense of who we are. Inferior identities are God-demeaning and self-destructive. Out true identity in Christ leads to the freedom and joy of living as beloved children of God. Biblical counselors have the privilege and responsibility to help counselees see, understand, and grow up into this glorious new identity—the very image of Christ. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Self-Esteem/Self-Image, Sin | Tags: , , ,

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