What is behavior therapy, and is it biblical?


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Christians have a variety of views concerning psychology. Some accept psychology as a legitimate field of study useful in assisting people with the problems of life. Others reject it outright. Scie...

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Open uri20150122 31549 1ruiwsl Jyotish Mishra Saved by grace through faith in JESUS CHRIST.
Psychology as a matter of study attempts to observe, if possible measure animal and human behaviour and attempts to bring about either permanent or semi permanent behaviour in the quality of life ultimately in human beings for their personal and social benefits. Their aim is to make human beings morally and ethically sound.

The father of modern psychology Late Dr Sigmund Freud (A Jew) denied the Biblical claim of universality of sin which has ravaged the world. He believes that society or environment is what makes human beings wicked. So wicked in human beings is from without than from within as per the claim of the Bible (Romans5:12). Bible says the first act of murder was a result of indwelling sin in the heart of Cain.

Psychology as a science as their proponents have claimed have not been able to arrest the ever increasing wickedness in the entire globe. The most educated management professional those who were exposed to the principles of Applied Psychology in famous B - Schools of the world have been propelled by greed and looted shareholders wealth for personal gains and serving jail sentences in different Prisons of US. I do not want to name them,people know them.

As a believer and as per the demands of the secular job which I had as a trainer in the training systems of some the most prestigious institutions of my country I have observed the impact the process Labs which have been conducted in the lives of thousands of participants. At the end of the programme the FEEL GOOD factor is very high and they enjoy emotional high but on reverting back to actual work situations,soon they fall back to their old nature.

Other than the HOLY BIBLE no other book I have found to give a clear cut answer to human behaviour which the result of indwelling sin. And none can change the inward nature of sinful humans unless the triune God (Father, Son,& The Holy Spirit) indwels in them. This has stood the test of time and it has changed my life who was overly wicked before accepting LORD JESUS CHRIST as his Saviour & Lord. And I have seen it still works where psychology has failed to help.

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