What is the biblical basis for all Christians being able to counsel?
NT terms for counseling are addressed to all Christians
What are the NT terms for counseling?
parakaleo didasko noutheteo elencho epitimao
What does parakaleo mean?
to come alongside encourage comfort exhort
Name a verse that uses parakaleo?
1 Thes. 5:11
What does didasko mean?
What does noutheteo?
to stick in someone's mind/spear; admonish counsel
Name a verse that uses noutheteo
What does elencho mean?
reprove expose convict refute to point out error
What does epitimao mean?
rebuke warn tell sternly
What is the main goal of NT counseling?
Couselin g is an essential part _______________.
Name two verses stating the main goal of counseling.
Gal. 6:1 1 Tim. 1:5
What is the context for NT counseling?
Name 4 counseling models.
Dynamic Moral Relational Love Therapy
What is the background of the Dynamic model?
Freud psychotherapy prolonged time commitment w/therapist
What are the presuppositions of the Dynamic model?
humans are organisms emotional problems = sickness; subconscious causes problems
What does healing look like in the Dynamic model?
need to heal of past trauma by drawing out subconscious sources
what are the Scriptural compatibilities of the dynamic model?
depravity--can't understand why I'm doing what I do (Rom. 7); category for mental illness; sometimes not at fault for damage; past effects present; ppl capable of evaluative thinking
what are the scriptural imcompatibilities of the dynamic model?
we are moral agents (Rom. 3:23); we are not essentially one way that can't be changed--not fated
What is the background of the Moral model?
Jay Adams most common in Christian counseling popular w/Reformed
What are the presuppositions of the Moral model?
wrong actions lead to wrong feelings and attitudes
Evaluate the presuppositions of the moral model.
true but don't know why you do what you do; legalistic: what about internal sins that aren't an action?
What does healing look like according to the Moral model?
do the right thing
What are the scriptural compatabilities of the moral model?
self-control is fruit of the spirit; admonishing is loving (but that's all they do); blessed (happy) if you do these things
what are the scriptural incompatabilities of the moral model?
discounts deeper causes (Jer. 17:9); deals w/external bh only
what is the background of the relational model?
what are the presuppositions of the relational model?
designed to love & be loved; human problems are defensive attempts to handle fear; our reactions damage relationships more
what does healing look like in the relationsal model?
identify false beliefs replace w/ true beliefs act in faith gradual change in habits thinking attitudes and feelings result
what are the scriptural compatabilities of the relational model?
total depravity bessiting sin role of ID in sanctification indicative/imperative
what are the scriptural incompatabilities of the relational model?
"over-reliance on ""feel the pain""; don't need to dwell on past in order to experience healing (but past is significant); Crabb has silly exegesis at times; unaquainted w/healthy Body Life"
What are the main points in teaching the relationships chart?
1. understand the primacy of love; 2. God's part vs. our part in learning & practicing it; 3. where love requires deliberate action; 4. Love is rooted in God & his Word; 5. love defines Christian ethics & spiritual life
what are the basic qualities of love?
gracious emotional disciplining sacrificial
What distinction does 1 Pet. 1:22 make?
phileo vs. agape: God gives us affection for others (indicative) & we need to sacrifice for others (imperative)
What is 1 Cor. 16:14 about?
love requires deliberate action
name a verse about the primacy of love
1 Tim. 1:5
what is 1 John 4:16 about?
love is rooted in God & His Word our source for understanding love
name a verse that says love defines Christian ethics
name 2 verses that say love defintes spiritual life
1 Jn. 4:12 20
Describe the common experience of a casual relationship
occasional contact fun times
describe the common experience of a close relationship
planned time have to see quality time shared goals
describe the common experience of an intimate relationship
extensive time commitment availabity shared worlds
describe the personal inner workings of a casual relationship
a general knowledge see potential you open up
describe the personal inner workings of a close relationship
promote potential pointed questions share your life loyalty
describe the personal inner workings of an intimate relationship