Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

September 27, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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6 Actions to Take when Grieving the Death of a Loved One

Elisabeth Elliot was widowed twice and, therefore, understood grief better than most others. In a simple tract entitled “Facing the Death of Someone You Love,” which I recently discovered on one of my favorite book websites, she brings words of … Continue reading

July 10, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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8 Action Points When Facing Terminal Illness

Our life in this fallen world will be filled with many expected and unexpected forms of suffering. The curse in the Garden announced this, Jesus confirmed it in His teaching, and the experience of the New Testament church testifies of … 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

October 5, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Joseph’s Theology of Providence – A Bible Study for You

Yesterday, I taught a breakout session at the 40th annual ACBC Conference in Indianapolis. My session was entitled Joseph’s Theology of Providence. I’ve put it into outline form for your personal or small group study. What Is Providence? The providence … Continue reading

September 7, 2016
by Paul Tautges
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Beauty Out of Ashes

Yesterday, as I was reviewing notes from a workshop I’ve taught on trials and suffering, I was again counseled by these words from Jerry Bridges: “As we watch tragic events unfolding, or more particularly as we experience adversity ourselves, we … Continue reading