Question: How do I know if my problems are psychological or spiritual?

by | Jul 20, 2023 | Counseling and Training

The Truth is:
Many people have inquired about this question. It is both- psychological and spiritual. Problems involve both our emotions and our spiritual being. God is a significant part of our life, because He is involved with each person. Jeremiah 29:11 tells us (“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”). God has plans for each of our lives. If He has plans for us, it means He is involved in and cares about every area of our life.
God did not place us on earth to make it on our own. Jeremiah 29:11 states God thinks about these plans– “thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” Therefore, all problems involve spirituality because God always thinks of and working on our behalf. Your focus is to allow Him to do this by acknowledging the spiritual aspects of your problem/s.
Problems are psychological in that our emotions are involved with our problems- fear, anger, anxiety, hurt, hate, rage, feelings of betrayal & depressiveness, loneliness, etc. Our emotional responses either are caused by how we think about a problem or caused by what we feel about a problem. Either our thoughts trigger our emotions or our emotions trigger our thoughts. Often emotional responses happen so quickly that we are not sure which came first- thoughts then emotions or emotions then thoughts.
Friends, whatever the source of your problems– psychological (emotional), spiritual, or physical God cares. He states is I Thes. 5:23 “And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.”



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