Buddhism, Christianity and Psychotherapy. Saturday 17th December 2016. Written by Manashantii

Buddhism

  • Dependence on Self
  • Dependence on Buddhist Scriptures / teachings
  • Emotional  detachment/ Unemotional
  • Morals and conscience
  • Self-Exaltation
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Exploration
  • Save yourself
  • (Pay for your own sins)
  • Suffering is a problem
  • Believe in No Soul (Anatta)
  • Pacifism
  • Reflection
  • Forgiveness centred
  • Compassion orientated
  • Empathy centred
  • Present centredness
  • Contradicts Christianity and the Word of God
  • Karma
  • The Cessation of Craving /Desirelessness
  • Nirvana
  • Many Heavens and Hell worlds.
  • The Middle Way Theory / path
  • Four Noble Truths
  • The Three Jewels
  • The Five Precepts
  • Eightfold Path
  • Reincarnation

Christianity

  • God Worship and prayer
  • Spirit to Spirit talk with God
  • Communication with God
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Dependence on God
  • God-Centredness
  • Sin is the cause of Suffering
  • Sin is the problem of mankind
  • Morals and conscience
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Pacifism
  • God gives you true eternal peace
  • Forgiveness centred
  • Future life focused.
  • Love
  • Humility
  • Insight
  • Reflection
  • Faith
  • Optimism
  • God saves.
  • Payment of sins made on your behalf by Jesus
  • Let go off the past and negative emotions
  • The Soul is real
  • The Spirit is real
  • The body is real
  • One Heaven and One Hell
  • Resurrection
  • Grace
  • Monotheism

Psychotherapy

  • This world and this life focused
  • Dependence on Self
  • Dependence on Psychotherapist
  • Self-Affirmation
  • Self-Empowerment
  • Emotional expression
  • Assertiveness
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Exaltation
  • Self-Centredness
  • Self-Confidence
  • Empathy
  • Compassion
  • Insightful
  • Instincts
  • Feelings focused
  • Self-Exploration
  • Reflection
  • Consciousness
  • Blame
  • Sex and Sexuality focused
  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Behaviour assessment
  • Listening
  • Explore the past
  • Contradicts Christianity and the Word of God
  • Psychotherapy is a worldly counterfeit of the Spiritual and the prophetic
  • Mental illness is the cause of social problems
  • Self-preservation
  • Self-protection
  • Self-Mastery
  • Self-Motivation
  • Self-Definition
  • Reclaiming your life
  • Inter-dependence
  • Independence
  • Decisive
  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • Diagnostic
  • Motives
  • Boundaries
  • Trust
  • Inner-peace
  • Self-Directed