Godly Research Is Truth That Brings Honor And Glory To God

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Introduction
Introduction to psychological research is an essential course for students pursing a psychology degree. Understanding the fundamentals of psychological research is essential. Specifically, this course has allowed students to survey many topics in psychological research. Additional topics surveyed include reliability and validity, crafting a research design, understand research related to behavior and mental processes, applying a biblical worldview to psychological research and, properly apply APA formatting.
Goals
Goals of psychological research where examined. These goals include the following describe, explain, predict, and influence behavior and mental process (Crawford, 2016, Page 47). The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
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Keeping God at the center of all we do is vital to succeed in work. God provides guidance, I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. (Psalm 32:8, New International Version). The Bible instructs individuals to gain knowledge. Conducting research assists an individual in gaining knowledge, wisdom, and understanding. Research is the foundation of better decisions, better ways of doing things, and better assistance for those battling mental or physical illness. Having clear goals in research bring glory to God’s name. Furthermore, goals assist in smooth and productive research. Godly research is truth which brings honor and glory to God. Different research methods provide various details assisting in building a firm foundation of knowledge. All research methods can bring glory to God. Keeping God 's commands is essential. Furthermore, we must keep the guidelines and standards for psychological research. The Bible clearly instructs this, “Love the LORD your God and keep his requirements, his decrees, his laws and his commands always” (Deuteronomy 11:1). It is important to fear God and to seek His will in research. Seeking God in prayer is also essential for research to remain godly, “For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open" (Luke

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