Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

February 25, 2019
by Paul Tautges
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Jesus Was a Gospel Preacher

Jesus was the only preacher who could announce good news from God, and then say, “Here I am. Look to Me. Hope has arrived.” Every other faithful gospel preacher since has pointed others to Jesus, never to himself. But what … Continue reading

January 22, 2019
by Paul Tautges
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Why the Counsel of “Boundaries” Can Be Unhelpful to the Christian

A challenge that complicates the journey towards a godly response to abuse is the mass of popular literature which counsels victims from a feelings-centered position. Much of the literature available focuses on self-protection, rather than holiness, as a primary goal. … Continue reading

December 23, 2018
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

April 5, 2018
by Paul Tautges
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Pondering the Horrors of Hell

“A lot of Christians today want to say, ‘Surely it is better to think of hell as a place where there will be some temporary punishments until eventually people simply lose all consciousness: annihilation.’ Others think that it is manipulative … Continue reading