Is secular psychology able to offer true & helpful information about the human condition?
A question I hear discussed frequently goes something like “what do Christian counselors think of drugs and secular psychology? Are they helpful?” I respond to that question below, but first, an understanding of the limitations of common grace and an understanding of special grace will prove beneficial. Common Grace Generally speaking, common grace is the…Read More
Depression & Being Clothed With Christ’s Righteousness
Many believers in Scripture experienced depression, emotional pain and distress: Elijah “I have had enough Lord, he said. Take my life, I am not better than my ancestors.” 1 Kings 19:4 Job “Why did I not perish at birth, and die as I came from the womb?” Job 3:11“I have no peace, no quietness, I…Read More
Hope in Depression
According to the WHO, 300 million people worldwide are affected by depression. Depression comes at different levels and forms, and can come from physical illness, abuse, moving, death of a loved one and a variety of other reasons. Psalms 42 reflects the struggles of depression. In 42:5, the Psalmist as this question: “Why are you cast…Read More