Control your emotions

Guilt

Is Guilt Good or bad? Guilt can serve as a helpful motivator to cause us to change our bad behavior. It can also be a crippling effect on our life if that guilt is not appropriate. How effective is conscience and how to make it effective? Our conscience is only one way God talks to …

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Depression

Severity of the problem Britain consumes more antidepressants than antibiotics. Nearly three million people or 5% of the population in Britain is diagnosed as suffering from some form of depression. Symptoms of depression All these things happen to us at various points in our life but a combination of them occurring together is an indication …

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Facts about emotion

Facts about emotions Not all pleasant emotions are good and unpleasant emotions bad Grief is an unpleasant emotion but is not bad. It is in fact necessary for the healing process. Guilt is another unpleasant emotion that can work towards our good. Grief, sorrow, depression and despair are all displayed by the Psalmists when expressing …

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Anger/Frustration

What causes it Perfectionist attitude Frustration can be dealt with by developing a more flexible personality. It pays to discipline ourselves to be adaptable to changing situations. Unrealistic expectations Some Christians think that if they are moving in God’s will, then they should not be encountering any obstacles. Therefore when obstacles come, they feel frustrated. …

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Pride

What is pride? Undue confidence in and attention to one’s own skills, accomplishments, state, possessions, or position. Why is pride so bad? Pride is rebellion against God because it attributes to self the honor and glory due to God alone. God hates pride. (Prov 8:13 NIV)  To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I …

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Fear/Worry

Make up your mind not to worry (Luke 21:12-14 NIV) “But before all this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name. {13} This will result in your being witnesses …

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Retaliation

Should a Christian retaliate? We should show the world that Christians are different through non-retaliation (Mat 5:39-47 NIV) But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. {40} And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let …

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