Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

August 1, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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How “Online” Is Your Prayer Life?

Last summer, Wired magazine featured an article entitled, “UK now spends more time online each day than sleeping” (August 4, 2016). The article begins, “The average adult in the UK spends nearly nine hours of each day on media and … Continue reading

July 18, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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4 Ways to Pray When Bad News Comes

When you receive bad news what is your first response? Do you get angry? Do you get depressed? Or do you experience a little of both? Does disappointment provoke you to become angry with God or others whom you perceive … Continue reading

June 24, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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Unanswered Prayer Is a Means to Test Our Faith

As God performs his sanctifying work in us—conforming us to the image of his Son, “the founder and perfecter of our faith” (Hebrews 12:2)—there will be times when answers to prayer seem out of all possible reach. When we try … Continue reading

June 22, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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How a Husband’s Failure Short-Circuits His Prayers

Since my conversion from dead religion to the risen Christ in 1984, there is nothing I have wanted more than God’s profound favor upon my life. Therefore as a husband, I find 1 Peter 3:7 deeply sobering: “Likewise, husbands, live … Continue reading