Counseling One Another

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Counseling One Another

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

June 19, 2017
by Paul Tautges
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Why Refusing to Resolve Conflict Hinders Prayer

Some sins are more passive than active. We may call these sins of omission rather than sins of commission because they are all about what we don’t do. These sins involve neglecting (and sometimes refusing) to do what is right … Continue reading

November 17, 2015
by Paul Tautges
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Jesus Knows Our Every Weakness

The old hymn affirms, “Jesus knows our every weakness, take it to the Lord in prayer.” How true this is! Therefore, reminding ourselves of the depth of the Savior’s understanding of our humanity compels us to become people of prayer. … Continue reading