When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man
We all face enormous pressure to please other people! In order to do this we get caught up in the trap of fearing others because we don't want to be hurt or rejected by them... and we fear people won't...
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We all face enormous pressure to please other people! In order to do this we get caught up in the trap of fearing others because we don't want to be hurt or rejected by them... and we fear people won't accept us if they really know us. This helpful book which is divided into two sections looks, looks firstly, at the problem and its causes (Part 1: How and Why we fear others), and the solution (Part 2: Overcoming the Fear of Others).
Bottomline, if we Know God and Fear him, we will be much more secure in ourselves and less inclined to be controlled people-pleasers....."The End of the matter: Fear God and Keep His Commandments".
Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing in what the Bible calls fear of man.
Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.
EDWARD T. WELCH (M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary; Ph.D. in counseling psychology, University of Utah) is a licensed psychologist and faculty member of the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF). He has written many books on such subjects as addiction, depression, and anxiety and contributes frequently to the Journal of Biblical Counseling.