What Do Your Words Really Say?

Words: What do your words really say? After a fight with a loved one, don’t you feel bad? Perhaps you blew up. Maybe you gave the silent treatment. Either way, your hurtful words or your lack of any words but for your nonverbal communication – a slammed door, crossed arms, gritted teeth – speaks too.…


The Real Root of Sexual Sin?

Do you know the real root of sexual sin? In this provocative article, Jon Bloom, whose article first appeared here on the Desiring God website, shares that the root of sexual sin is pride, and the most powerful weapon is. . .humility. The most powerful weapon against sexual impurity is humility. Patterns of sinful thought and behavior…


Hurt by Someone in Authority?

Authority figures–whether fathers, husbands, church elders, government leaders, or employers–influence women’s lives. How we women respond to them reveals our hearts. This article by counselor Julie Ganschow appeared first here on her website and is used with permission.  When Authority Figures Disappoint Us As Christian women, we function in a world that is watching to see…


Humility: Your Pathway to God

Humility is the chief aim in the Christian life. You can’t love well or obey God without it. Humility is the ability to see yourself where you really are, “wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked” (Revelation 3:17). It lays the foundation for real contentment, confidence, and accurate self-knowledge. Pride, in contrast, causes spiritual blindness. 5…


NOT Proud: Love Marker 4

NOT Proud: This is love marker 4 in our Summer Love series! Based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, these love markers describe true love in the Church and also between spouses. Read “Patience: Love Marker 1” and “Kindness: Love Marker 2” and NOT Jealous: Love Marker 3. Do you want to grow in your marriage? Enjoy these blog posts…


Overcoming ‘Killer’ Control

Has a desire to control infested your heart? How to “kill” your longing to control. Guest writer Lee Lewis looks at the expression of control and shares truths to overcome control with the gospel. His article appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition blog and is used with permission. Pride in the human heart…

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4 Ways to Radical Transformation

Did you know that a beautiful picture of radical transformation is seen in an addict (or any sinner) who repents? It is interesting to note what happens the first time a person experiments by using alcohol, prescription medications, or recreational drugs to excess, they say to themselves, “Wow, this is the best thing ever; I…

What Does God Say

10 Truths on What Does God Says?

We at Biblical Counseling Center hope you’ve enjoyed our “What Does God Say?” series of posts. Did you know that BCC offers counseling, in person and by Skype, training to individuals and to churches, and help to pastors and their families. We also sponsor regular events. Please feel free to drop us a line. We’d…

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How to Cure Sin of Pride

Pride is a heart-attitude sin that overflows into a person’s motivation, decision-making, and activities. Pride is at the root of nearly every problem we struggle with in counseling! You are reading the second part of  a two-part series on the prideful heart by biblical counselor Julie Ganschow, the founder and director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center…