Discovering Who You Are and How God Sees You
Who am I? In this easy-to-understand book, expert Dr. Norm Wright gives advice on how to find our identity in Christ (rather than in what others think) . His down-to-earth, practical advice backed by over four decades of Christian...
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Who am I?
In this easy-to-understand book, expert Dr. Norm Wright gives advice on how to find our identity in Christ (rather than in what others think). His down-to-earth, practical advice backed by over four decades of Christian counseling experience will help you avoid the confusion and pain that comes from a misplaced identity and will help you answer the tough life question: Who am I?
When we know who we are in God's eyes, our confidence won't allow the ups and downs of life to destroy our self?worth. Once we realize that having the right job, the right possessions, or even having the right connections are not who we are, we can establish our identity on the one foundation that is unchangeable-God's love for us. Deepen your understanding of who God is and discover how he sees you with this easy-to-understand book.
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Finding our identity in Christ rather than in what others think Dealing with negative messages from the past 6 practical ways to believe and walk in the truth of who God says that you are Dealing with identity and mid-life crisis (for both men and women) Six ways to positively change your relationship with others 4 Key Features of Dr. Norm Wright's Discovering Who You Are and How God Sees You Expert Advice Explained in an Easy-to-Understand Way
Weaving his experience as a counselor with the Word of God, Dr. Norm Wright uses illustrative examples, simple summaries, and clear explanations as he answers key questions:
What is identity? How do we form our identity? Why do people have mid-life crisis or an identity crisis? How can I know if my identity is based too much on others' opinions? How can I find my identity in Christ?
Often times, we look to our jobs, our family, and society to help define ourselves. Society has four main standards that many people mistakenly use as a basis for their identity. Find out why establishing our identity on these standards is risky and how it robs us of the true peace that God desires for us.
Accomplishments-They believe that what they do earns them a certain status rating.
Possessions-They have an insatiable need to acquire things. They struggle with the tendency to compare their possessions to what other people have.
Connections (Who They Know)-These people end up being name-droppers who tend to be threatened by the status of others, or people who become a threat to others in their quest for status.
Appearance- Many base their identity on how they feel about their appearance.
Reveals the Common Ways We Misplace Our Identity Includes Personal Reflection Questions and Exercises that Will Help You Answer the Question: Who am I?
To truly establish your identity in Christ, you must first recognize the false foundations you use to define yourself. Throughout this helpful book, Dr. Norm Wright takes you step-by-step through the process of answering the essential question: Who am I? He includes questions, exercises, activities, and even provides areas for you to write down your responses.
If we simply try to empty our mind of negative thoughts but fail to replace them with positive thoughts, the negative thoughts will return. Enjoy getting practical advice on how to combat negative messages from your past and how to firmly establish your identity on who Gods say that you are. Find out:
How our perspective of God affects our perspective of ourselves What it means to be covered by grace and to extend grace to others What it means to belong to God (and what is our godly inheritance) 6 practical ways to believe and walk in the truth of who God says that you are Features Practical Advice Rooted in the Word of God
Personal use/growth To give to someone who is struggling with a mid-life crisis Ministry training tool Christian counseling resource Supplemental information for a Bible study on our identity in Christ. About the Author: Dr. Norm Wright
Dr. Norm Wright is a grief and trauma therapist and a licensed marriage, family and child therapist. He has been on the faculty of Biola University and Talbot School of Theology, where he has taught graduate students in counseling and psychology for four decades. He has authored more than 80 books including Experiencing Grief and Recovering from the Losses in Life. Norm and his wife, Tess, live in Bakersfield, California where they enjoy several grandchildren.
Dr. H. Norman Wright is one of America's most prominent Christian counselors. He is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist. Dr. Wright is a graduate of Westmont College, Fuller Theological Seminary (M.R.E.), Pepperdine University (M.A.). He has written numerous best-selling books on Communication, Family and Parenting. His titles include Communication: Key to Your Marriage; Always Daddy's Girl; Quiet Times for Couples; The Power of a Parent's Words and the Premarital Counseling Handbook. Dr. Wright is currently on the faculty of the Talbot School of Theology and was the former director of their Graduate Department of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.