The Importance of Abiding with Christ

By Scott O’Malley

March 5, 2021


When a person decides to seek out counseling, there is always a presenting problem that needs to be addressed. However, after listening to a person’s life-story, it becomes apparent that there is much more to the situation than just one issue. There are themes and patterns to a person’s life that need to be uncovered. There are heart issues to bring to light. There are instances of suffering that may need to be disclosed. Regardless of all the complicating factors and the myriad of issues that will need to be dealt with in any counseling situation, one thing is always true: abiding with Christ is a significant part of the solution!


“Communion with Christ is a certain cure for every ill . . . Let nothing keep you from that hallowed communication, which is the choice privilege of a soul wedded to THE WELL BELOVED. Don’t be conte