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The Problem With Anger

by Dr. Norman Wise

  “(26) BE ANGRY, AND [yet] DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger,” {Ephesians 4:26 NASB}   “(19) [This] you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak [and] slow to anger; (20) for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness […]

Dealing With Shame

by Dr. Norman Wise

“(25) Now the man and his wife were both naked, but they felt no shame.” {Genesis 2:25 NLT} “(7) At that moment their eyes were opened, and they suddenly felt shame at their nakedness. So they sewed fig leaves together to cover themselves.” {Genesis 3:7 NLT} What is shame. The word itself means a painful […]

A letter to someone struggling with thoughts of Suicide

by Dr. Norman Wise

Recently someone wrote me an e-mail who was struggling with the temptation to take their lives.   This was my response. I am sad to hear of your great loss.  I don’t know that led to your soul mate’s death.  But I can understand the loss of a loved one since my wife of 37 years […]

Meditations on Suicide

by Dr. Norman Wise

  Meditations on Suicide By Dr. Norman Wise [Deu 30:19 NASB] 19 “I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants.” I had been thinking about suicide […]

Christ Centered 12 Steps

by Dr. Norman Wise

The 12 Steps from a Christian point of view By Dr. Norman Wise 1. We admitted, by a revelation of the Holy Spirit, that we were powerless over other people, events and substances-that our lives had become uncontrollable because of our sin. We accepted 100% responsibility for our words, actions, and attitudes. 2. Came to […]