Resources for Biblical Living - Manipulation: Knowing How to RespondISBN: 9781596381285
Do you feel trapped by coworkers, friends, and even loved ones who want to pressure you into doing things their way? How can you escape being the victim of their control over you? Is there a way to discern the causes of manipulative behavior in order to avoid its effects on you and yet still maintain a Christlike attitude?
Lou Priolo answers all of these tough questions and more in this practical booklet that will help you escape the trap of manipulation. By identifying its root causes and exposing the foolishness behind it, the author helps you recognize and identify any manipulative behavior you encounter. He invokes the example of Christ in dealing with such behavior and provides a four-step method of replacing your attitude with a godly attitude so that you will be ready to face manipulation wherever you find it.The Resources for Biblical Living booklet series addresses a wide range of practical life issues in a straightforward, down-to-earth, and, most of all, biblical manner.
Lou Priolo is a fellow of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and an instructor with Birmingham Theological Seminary. He has been the director of Biblical Counseling at Eastwood Presbyterian Church since 1998 and has started counseling ministries at additional churches in Alabama, where he lives with his wife Kim and their two daughters Sophia and Gabriella.
"Here is a great tool for counselors. By studying how Christ dealt with those who tried to manipulate Him, Lou suggests several practical principles for those who find themselves either being manipulated or manipulating others."
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