Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

May 24, 2012
by Paul Tautges
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Crucified with Christ

Crucifixion was a form of the death penalty used by the Romans in Jesus’ day. The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia records the history and development of the cross as a form of punishment. The solitary cross as a form of … Continue reading

April 7, 2012
by Paul Tautges
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Christ Our Savior

The past two days we’ve learned Jesus is our Sacrifice and Substitute. He is also our Savior. “For Christ also died for sins … the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God” (1 Pet 3:18). … Continue reading

April 6, 2012
by Paul Tautges
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Christ Our Substitute

In yesterday’s post we began thinking about the gospel message of 1 Peter 3:18, noticing Jesus as our sacrifice. Today, let us think about Jesus Christ as the sinner’s substitute: “For Christ also died for sins … the just for … Continue reading

January 24, 2012
by Paul Tautges
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My Jesus, My Righteousness

Father, you know the utter self-centeredness of my nature inherited from Adam. You know that even when I have examined my heart for hidden motives, which bend me toward self-exaltation, my innate blindness may also prevent me from seeing truth, … Continue reading

September 10, 2011
by Paul Tautges
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The Newly Slain One

Tomorrow is the Lord’s Day. As you prepare to gather with other Christians—for worship, instruction, fellowship, and prayer—remember that your only basis for access to God and for fellowship with other believers is the same—the shed blood of Jesus Christ. … Continue reading