Conflict

Conflict Conflict is not necessarily bad In fact there is a way to handle it that is pleasing to God Most of us think conflict is something to avoid but Scripture paints it as a way to grow in grace In Confl

  • Title: Conflict
  • Author: Timothy S. Lane
  • ISBN: 9780978556709
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Paperback
  • Conflict is not necessarily bad In fact, there is a way to handle it that is pleasing to God Most of us think conflict is something to avoid, but Scripture paints it as a way to grow in grace In Conflict, Timothy S Lane discusses the difference between conflict that is healthy and unhealthy, godly and ungodly At the heart of the matter is the fact that God intends toConflict is not necessarily bad In fact, there is a way to handle it that is pleasing to God Most of us think conflict is something to avoid, but Scripture paints it as a way to grow in grace In Conflict, Timothy S Lane discusses the difference between conflict that is healthy and unhealthy, godly and ungodly At the heart of the matter is the fact that God intends to use conflict to change us in ways that can t happen any other way No passage in the Bible deals with the cause and cure of conflict like James 4 It teaches us how to diagnose the true problem as it looks at conflict s ugly underbelly the battle within each of us to get what we want But it also brims with optimism as it shows us a redeeming God in relentless pursuit of his children When God changes our hearts so that we love him the first commandment , we also grow in our ability to love our neighbor the second great commandment.

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    1. A book we studied as part of a church book group. Very helpful to think of conflict as God's purpose for good to come. The book allowed time to consider conflict seen in the Bible but also our daily lives. It gave a great examples of a couple in which many comparisons could be made to 'real life'. Practical steps are included to help think biblically how conflict should be dealt with.

    2. I had our church’s couple’s group go over this booklet. I appreciate the author’s attempt to construct a biblical view of conflict that approached conflict as a redemptive opportunity. I feel often times counseling booklets are either really good or they were okay but weren’t necessarily that profound or life changing. During my first reading I felt this booklet would be in the category of being biblical but wasn’t as profound. After I went through this booklet again and reviewed what [...]

    3. Amazing book! A Book every Christian should read. Worth reading over and over again. Immensely biblical, practical, and a short read, took like 30 minutes to read.

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