Featured Resource: Understanding Temptation: The War Within Your Heart
Dr. Shaw recently had the opportunity to teach at the IBCD (The Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship) in California on the topic of his new booklet: Understanding Temptation: The War Within Your Heart In this booklet he discusses three main ideas that will assist any biblical counselor in helping those struggling with addictions: Identify three idolatrous heart issues in […]
Self-Help Talk: Does It Make Sense?
Watch this five minute cartoon on YouTube that pokes holes in the circular reasoning and real comments made in the self-help industry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5-Q0lJTYek The clip is called “AA don’t quit before the miracle.” Prepare to laugh at some of the ridiculous reasoning. And prepare to get sick at your stomach if you believe that there is hope in Christ alone […]
Not Worshipping God Alone
If you ever wonder why people seem “addicted” to any pleasure, the reason is simply idolatry. The have filled their hearts with idolatrous lusts. Dr. David Powlison once said, “Idolatry is by far the most frequently discussed problem in the Scriptures…the relevance of massive chunks of Scripture hangs on our understanding of idolatry.” When you read the Bible, you must […]