Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

February 5, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Jesus Atoned for Our Sins

The concept of atonement permeates virtually every page of Old Testament sacrificial law. According to God’s gracious provision, the Israelites were commanded to bring the appointed sacrifices to the tabernacle or the temple to atone for their sins (Ex. 29:33-37; … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Our Advocate with the Father

The Bible calls Jesus our “Advocate with the Father” (1 Jn 2:1). An advocate is one who pleads for another, a defender, an intercessor. When the apostle John attributed this role to Jesus, it was in the context of defining … Continue reading

December 22, 2015
by Paul Tautges
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Why “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” Is My Favorite Christmas Carol

I will never forget the first time I sang Hark! the Herald Angels Sing as a genuine believer in Jesus Christ. It was Christmas 1984. I had been saved about seven months. Though I had sung the carol my whole … Continue reading

December 1, 2015
by Paul Tautges
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Was Jesus His Mother’s Savior?

Mankind’s need for a savior is universal. Each one of us lives in desperate need of someone to rescue us from the wages of our sin, which is eternal death (Romans 6:23). There is no exception. All have sinned and … Continue reading

October 6, 2015
by Paul Tautges
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Completely Done

Driving to Louisville this past Monday for the annual ACBC conference, I switched back and forth listening to a Sovereign Grace CD and the audio book of Spurgeon’s Lectures to My Students. The song “Completely Done” ministers deeply to my … Continue reading