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32 - Counseling People Committing Sexual Sin

November 13, 2013 Speaker: Tom Wells Series: Biblical Counseling Basics

Topic: Biblical Counseling Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:9–6:11

In this 32 part series on Biblical Counseling Basics, this message discusses the topics to be concerned with when counseling people that have committed sexual sin.  It begins with an overview of six greek words that are used to describe sexual sins in scripture.  This is followed by some foundational perspectives regarding sins of a sexual nature.  The final part of the message offers steps to take to gain moral freedom.

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Introduction

32.01-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (1 of 5) Intro from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

I.Key Greek Words and Selected Uses in the New Testament

32.02-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (2 of 5) Greek Words from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

II.  Foundational Perspectives

      1. Sin begins as temptation in the heart

32.03-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (3 of 5) Temptation from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

      2. Sin is malignant

32.04-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (4 of 12) Sin is Malignant from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

      3. Victory is possible

32.05-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (5 of 12) Victory from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

III.  Steps in Helping Individuals Gain Moral Freedom:

      1. Help the individual recognize, accept and acknowledge his sin

32.06-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (6 of 12) RecognizeSin from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

      2. Repent and keep repenting

32.07-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (7 of 12) Repent from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

      3. Confess your sin to God and cry out for forgiveness

32.08-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (8 of 12) Confess from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

      4. Confess your sin to appropriate people and seek forgiveness

32.09-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (9 of 12) Seek Forgiveness from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

      5. Perform "radical amputation" removing from your life what draws you into sin

32.10-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (10 of 12) RadicalAmputation from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

      6. Cultivate a heart for God and Godliness

32.11-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (11 of 12) Cultivate Heart from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

Closing

32.12-Biblical Counseling Basics - Sexual Sin (12 of 12) Closing from Tom Wells on Vimeo.

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