Different Models Of Psychotherapies One

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As one starts to look at the different models of psychotherapies one must also look at the foundations upon which the models have been built. No matter the structure, whether it be buildings, sentences, or model theories, the structure must be built on a solid foundation or the structure shall fall. This premise is set forth in the scriptures as well. Christ tells a story in Matthew 7:24-27 of two men who each built a house. One man built his foundation on rock while the other sets his foundation on sand. During a period of rain the one who had his foundation on rock found his house was able to withstand the onslaught, while the one who had his foundation on sand lost all. Christ refers to himself as a rock in Matthew 16:18. Paul told the church located in Corinth in 1 Corinthians 3:11, “For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” Jones and Butman made the statement “The Bible, although containing God-inspired revelation that is infallible and authoritative, is nevertheless of limited scope (i.e., Scripture doesn’t cover everything). They also make the statement the Bible “is not an all-sufficient guide for the discipline of counseling”. This makes it plain to the average observer that they are baseing their foundation upon something other than Jesus Christ. They are building their foundation, in this case, upon the teachings of mankind. Even though a structure may have a skewed foundation, there

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