COUN 711 biblical word study
This paper explores the Bible by thoroughly examining three words related to counseling and three words related to addiction. In addition, general biblical usage of the words are discussed and as the meaning and where the words are found in the Bible. Specifically, the words are explored in the Old Testament and New Testament. Finally, core biblical themes and personal views are explored.
Biblical Word Study
There are many themes and specific words in the Bible that can be applied to counseling and addiction. This Word Study is an …show more content…
New Testament Usage of Help
The Greek word paraklētos translates into the English comforter, helper, or advocate (blueletterbible.org). In the Gospel of John, it is referenced that a helper would come after Jesus’ resurrection. Specifically, this reference is used in John 14:16, 26 with the scripture stating “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another helper, that he may abide with you for ever;.... But the comforter/advocate the spirit the holy, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you,” (NASB). The helper that is