Recently, my daughter, whose temperament is so much like mine, was struggling with her own issues, and I realized it was at about the same age that I first read LaHaye's great book. He has a well-organised mind, though details usually bore him. About five hundred years later, the four were given names by Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. The world has benefited greatly from the gracious nature of Phlegmatics. This article is a short overview of the 4 temperaments which I must point out is not a perfect fool-proof theory, though no theory of human behaviour is.
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Spirit-Controlled Temperament - Tim LaHaye - Google Books
The idea of four temperaments seems to me a bit simplistic—though, as mentioned in the book, there's value as well in such simplicity to help people distill what is immediately actionable. The truth is, extroverts are extroverts all their lives.
He is the co-author of the Left Behind series and the Left Behind: Open Preview See a Problem? Remember that no one temperament is better that another.
The 4 Spirit-Controlled Temperaments
What made the difference? My interest was re-piqued after reading about how the Medievals viewed the temperaments in The Discarded Image by C. Recommended to Jennifer by: Excellent and potentially transformational!
I think that everyone should read it! For thirty years the insight I found spkrit has shaped my thinking in controllev fundamental way. I occasionally found myself annoyed with his language about self-pity, but that may be more to do with my proneness to do that exactly.
Dec 27, Vtx Rudy rated it it was ok. The Kids series with Jerry B. Self-centred, suspicious, over-sensitive, pessimistic, moody.
Tim Lahaye has provided a good balance and action prompt controllde taking this realizations into God's standards. Melancholies usually find their greatest meaning in life through personal sacrifice. So I actually thought this book was weakest and most stereotypical where it was describing temperaments--but I loved the end of the book, where LaHaye yim a bit deeper into being filled with the Holy Spirit, overcoming weaknesses regardless of temperament, and sharing testimonies about what God has done.
Youre Born with It. Temperaments may not be "real" exactly, but human personalities do group themselves quite neatly along the lines described in this book. There is a lot of wisdom here.
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Given a person's natural temperament, the Holy Spirit can manifest supernatural characteristics in his life. Collection inlibrary ; printdisabled ; internetarchivebooks ; china. They are well organised, never come to a meeting unprepared or late, tend to work well under pressure and are extremely dependable.
It also helped me to see that different people having different strengths and weaknesses. I can truly say that this book help spirut to change my life.
Jun 16, Crystal rated it it was amazing Shelves: Everyone is a curious mixture of weaknesses and strengths, and there's a reason. Lists with This Book.
By the way, I don't particularly "believe in" temperaments, and I'm sure even LaHaye has no great interest in the theory of the "humours" from which the idea is derived. Worldcat source edition This book often contradicts its self IMO another media for astrology.
He began preaching while working at a summer camp. Goodreads helps tempedament keep track of books you want to read. This is a very interesting book. Yet, it was a little repetative and as such i would say it is a book to dip in and out of rather than read cover to cover