Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

March 24, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Seven Words from the Cross

While Jesus hung upon the cross of Calvary, He spoke seven times. Each time He spoke, He revealed an aspect of His divine/human character. Words of Mercy (Luke 23:34) – The first words Jesus spoke from the cross were to … 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

April 25, 2014
by Paul Tautges
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An Appointment in Samara

In Psalm 39:4 we read, “Lord, make me to know my end and what is the extent of my days; let me know how transient I am.” These words remind us that life on this earth is temporary and uncertain. … Continue reading

April 18, 2014
by Paul Tautges
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“Accept Jesus,” or “Be Accepted By God”?

Nothing is more important than understanding what the Bible teaches about the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. What we understand and personally believe about this historical and supremely spiritual event determines our eternal destiny. Therefore, there is no … Continue reading

February 24, 2014
by Paul Tautges
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Two Very Different Ways to Treat Sinners

There are basically two different ways we treat fellow sinners. We either act like self-appointed judges who, like the Pharisees, act out of our supposed self-righteousness, or we act like needy sinners who never step very far away from the … Continue reading