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Putting your past in its place

Author: Stephen Viars
Publisher: Eugene, Or. : Harvest House Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Lives grind to a halt when people don’t know how to relate to their past. Some believe “the past is nothing” and attempt to suppress the brokenness again and again. Others miss out on renewal and change by making the past more important than their present and future. Neither approach moves people toward healing or hope. Pastor and biblical counselor Stephen Viars introduces a third way to view one’s personal  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Viars
ISBN: 9780736927390 0736927395
OCLC Number: 608687671
Description: 247 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Can you hear the wheels spinning? --
Your past can be one of your worst enemies --
Your past can be one of your best friends --
You can learn to put the past in its place --
Bad things happen to good people : another look --
Authentic suffering : reaching into bucket #1 --
Authentic suffering and the sustaining Gospel --
Humble analysis : reaching into bucket #2 --
The joy of forgiveness --
Joyful remembrance : reaching into bucket #3 --
The person of our joy --
Honest self-confrontation : reaching into bucket #4 --
Epilogue : a front-row seat in theology class --
Appendix 1 : receiving and then providing God's comfort : a picture of authentic suffering --
Appendix 2 : facing the need to confront : a picture of humble analysis --
Appendix 3 : learning to embrace God's forgiveness : a picture of joyful remembrance --
Appendix 4 : facing a calloused heart : a picture of honest self-confrontation.
Responsibility: Stephen Viars.


Most people either give their past pains and experiences too little or too much importance and power. Pastor and biblical counselor Stephen Viars explores the role of the past as God intended and  Read more...


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"The Christian counseling world has waited a long time for a book that has substantive help for people who are weighed down with problems from their past. It is finally here! Steve Viars has taken a Read more...

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