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PresentationWe were not created to overcome life's trials on our own. God gave us his Spirit and our brothers and sisters to help us. However, we are often afraid to interfere in other people's problems. We feel incompetent and we prefer to leave this to experts, professionals and specialists. However, the help that can be given by friends is invaluable and should not be overlooked. God is pleased to see us grow and transform through the help of ordinary individuals who have been transformed by Christ and who are filled with the power of the Spirit.
In this book, Ed Welch presents us with a relevant support method to walk with others through difficult times. He shows us how to be good Christian friends who learn to share their burdens and bear those of others.
AuthorA graduate psychologist, Edward T. Welch is a teaching member of the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF), created nearly fifty years ago to train in helping relationships and to provide psychological and pastoral support. rooted in the Bible. A counselor for over twenty-five years, he has authored books on addictions, fear and anxiety.
Table of contents
We all have needs
1 Life is hard
2 Our hearts are busy
3 Busy hearts face difficult circumstances
4 Sin weighs very heavily
5 Calling on the Lord for help
6 Calling others for help
We are needed
7 We have the Spirit, let us not forget it!
8 Reaching out to and greeting others
9 Starting cordial conversations
10 Seeing the good side in each other and enjoying being together
11 Walking together and sharing stories
12 Feeling compassion during trials
13 Praying during trials
14 Discerning Satan's ploys
15 Preparing to talk about sin
16 Helping sinners like us
17 Keeping the great story in mind
Biblical references index
Original title : Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love
Author : Edward T. Welch
Publisher : Impact
Publication : April 2017
ISBN : 978-2-89082-374-7
Pages : 192
Format : eBook