Biblical Counseling

Proposal For Local Church Counseling Ministry

By John Woodward

Proposal for Establishing a Biblical Counseling Ministry in the Local Churchby John Woodward Grace Fellowship Int’l.   Outline The process can be divided in four phases: Pre-planning, Planning, Training, and Ministry 1. Pre-planning phase Identify and clarify the leader’s understanding of the counseling model. The doctrine of sanctification The role of psychology The biblical model…

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Dynamics of Transformation

By John Glenn

“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and…

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Blue Christmas

By John Woodward

My wife and I were invited to speak at a “Blue Christmas” service for those who are grieving the passing of loved ones. The time for reflection, sharing and worship was just as much for us as for the other who attended. Four brief devotions were given as symbolized by the lighting of candles. This…

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Because He Lives

By Alex Mathew

[“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father.” (John 14:12) “A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but you will see Me. Because I…

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The Sovereignty of God and the Responsibility of Man: A Quest For Balance

By John Woodward

An Outline The apparent contradiction in the doctrines of God’s sovereignty have occupied the hearts and minds of believers throughout history. Augustine’s refutation of Pelagius, the teaching of John Calvin and the eventual response of Jacob Arminius, the letters of doctrinal debate between the great evangelists John Whitefield and John Wesley–all show that this paradox…

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The Gift of God’s Son

By Andrew Murray

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) God held the world so dear that He gave His only begotten Son for everyone who will trust in Him. And how did He give Him? He gave…

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How Can I Exchange Emptiness For Fullness? Pt. 2

By Orville Swindoll

Devotional insights on John 4:1-26 . You know, it’s interesting that the simple everyday things of life are all types and shadows of spiritual realities. There is nothing that is any more true of this than the well and the water. So Jesus is bringing her to the place where she can realize that as…

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Dealing with Depression

By John Woodward

  “I am trapped in my own thoughts. I am a prisoner of my own brain. Today has been very emotional for me. Very bittersweet today. I can’t seem to breathe. I have been sighing all day to get a little relief. My chest feels like its gonna explode. My feelings are holding me hostage…

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Reckoning On Our Union With Christ

By John Woodward

I once threw away a personal check made out to me for the sum of $10,000. However, I knew immediately that this “check” was not credible … nor creditable. A few weeks after it arrived in the mail, the sender wrote, confessing this impulsive gesture. But I kept the check for a while as a…

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The Secret Unveiled

By Norman Grubb

[Roll up your sleeves for some important theology…] If we need further unchallengeable evidence of the fact that God created us for inner union with Himself, we can look at another perfect man on earth. Only two men came perfect from God, and both were called Adam. Both were the first-born of a creation. One…

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