Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

March 25, 2014
by Paul Tautges
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5 Assurances Charles Spurgeon was Saved

This morning, while reading a chapter in Wayne and Joshua Mack’s newest book, God’s Solutions to Life’s Problems (P&R, 2014), I was blessed by a wonderful excerpt from one of Charles Spurgeon’s sermons, “The Priest Dispensed With,” preached sometime in … Continue reading

March 2, 2014
by Paul Tautges
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Perfect Security

Where should my sense of security come from? That’s a vital question. Here’s how Paul Tripp counseled me last evening. If you are God’s child, you are the object of the love of the Person who rules everything that there … Continue reading

September 16, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Sinai Quaked

What is it that you need the Lord to do? What seems impossible due to your limited strength? Let me encourage you to spend time today reflecting on  Psalm 68. That’s the Psalm I have chosen for my own meditation … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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God Is Very Near

Since the doctor has put me on mandatory rest for a few days, I am taking just a couple minutes to re-post a devotional from earlier this summer. I love Psalm 46 and again find myself drawn back there for … Continue reading

July 10, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Omni-Theologies Brought Down to Real Life

At our elders’ meeting this past Monday one of the men brought a wonderful devotion from Psalm 139:1-18. Reading our way through this marvelous Psalm, our brother called attention to the normal way in which we rightly use this Scripture … Continue reading

June 11, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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Relax, God Is with You

“Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10, ESV). “Cease striving and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10, NAS). The marginal notes in the New American Standard Bible says “Cease striving” means “let it go, relax.” How … Continue reading

June 3, 2013
by Paul Tautges
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The Demands of Discipleship

[Today’s post has been graciously provided by Scott Williquette of First Baptist Church of Rockford, Illinois.] In the Gospels our Savior reveals what it means to be His disciple. In spite of the clarity and force of His words; however, … Continue reading