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Counseling One Another Kindle ebook

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Author: Paul Tautges
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ISBN 9781633420960

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This paradigm-shifting book helps believers understand the process of being transformed by God’s grace and truth, and challenges them to be a part of the process of discipleship in the lives of their fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. Counseling One Another biblically presents and defends every believer’s responsibility to work toward God’s goal of conforming us to the image of His Son—a goal reached through the targeted form of intensive discipleship most often referred to as counseling.

All Christians will find Counseling One Another useful as they make progress in the life of sanctification and as they discuss issues with their friends, children, spouses, and fellow believers, providing them with a biblical framework for life and one-another ministry in the body of Christ.

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Counseling One Another ePub ebook

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Author: Paul Tautges
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ISBN 9781633420953

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This paradigm-shifting book helps believers understand the process of being transformed by God’s grace and truth, and challenges them to be a part of the process of discipleship in the lives of their fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. Counseling One Another biblically presents and defends every believer’s responsibility to work toward God’s goal of conforming us to the image of His Son—a goal reached through the targeted form of intensive discipleship most often referred to as counseling.

All Christians will find Counseling One Another useful as they make progress in the life of sanctification and as they discuss issues with their friends, children, spouses, and fellow believers, providing them with a biblical framework for life and one-another ministry in the body of Christ.

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Counseling One Another

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Author: Paul Tautges
Paperback, 192 pages
ISBN 9781633420946

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This paradigm-shifting book helps believers understand the process of being transformed by God’s grace and truth, and challenges them to be a part of the process of discipleship in the lives of their fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. Counseling One Another biblically presents and defends every believer’s responsibility to work toward God’s goal of conforming us to the image of His Son—a goal reached through the targeted form of intensive discipleship most often referred to as counseling.

All Christians will find Counseling One Another useful as they make progress in the life of sanctification and as they discuss issues with their friends, children, spouses, and fellow believers, providing them with a biblical framework for life and one-another ministry in the body of Christ.

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This book gets it right! Comprehensive and convincing, Counseling One Another shows how true biblical counseling and preaching fit hand-in-glove. Those who preach, teach or counsel regularly are sure to benefit greatly from this helpful resource.
—Dr. John MacArthur

Paul Tautges lays the theological foundation for biblical counseling—in a way that is both comprehensive and compassionate. This book demonstrates a staunch commitment to an expository, exegetical examination of counseling as presented in God’s Word. Any pastor or lay person wanting a foundational starting point for understanding Christ-centered, comprehensive, and compassionate biblical counseling in the local church would be wise to read and reread Counseling One Another.
—Bob Kellemen, Executive Director of The Biblical Counseling Coalition

Dr. Paul Tautges serves as senior pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. Previously, he served as a pastor in Wisconsin for twenty-two years. He is the husband of Karen and father of ten. Paul is also an adjunct professor of biblical counseling and a conference speaker. Paul serves as the series editor for the LifeLine Mini-Books, and is the author of eight books including Comfort Those Who Grieve, Discipline of Mercy, and Brass Heavens. Paul is also a teaching fellow with ACBC (formerly NANC).

Paul blogs at Counseling One Another, and is a guest blogger for the Biblical Counseling Coalition and Crosswalk.com.

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Shepherd Press announces Counseling One Another!

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Dr. Paul Tautges has written a book for every believer. Preorder it for great savings.

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Here is an excerpt from the book:

Believers in Jesus Christ must be taught and trained to be richly indwelt with the Word of God, to live under the influence of the Holy Spirit, to be driven by the gospel, to express dependence on God through prayer, to be motivated by love for God and neighbor, and to be moved with compassion to help one another make progress in the ongoing work of sanctification. This is authentic biblical counseling. Therefore, in this book, counseling will be presented as a targeted form of discipleship , an intensely focused and personal “one-another” ministry aimed at the serious development of serious disciples .

“This book gets it right! Comprehensive and convincing, Counseling One Another shows how true biblical counseling and preaching fit hand-in-glove. Those who preach, teach or counsel regularly are sure to benefit greatly from this helpful resource.”
—Dr. John MacArthur

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Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused Kindle ebook

March 1, 2017 Comments Off on Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused Kindle ebook

Author: Jim Newheiser
Kindle ebook
ISBN 9781633420083

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Sadly, many people are the silent victims of abuse. Jim Newheiser brings biblical perspective and wisdom to bear on such situations.

Abuse is a growing problem, and those who have been abused need help. This mini-book equips the reader to offer compassionate biblical counsel to a victim of abuse. As well as providing practical instruction on how to help the victim gain safety and deal with the abuser in a biblical way, it points to the victory possible in Jesus Christ, who was abused for his people and who has compassion on all hurting people who turn to him.

Intended Readership:

  • Friends of people in a relationship of abuse
  • People in a relationship of abuse
  • Marriage counselors
  • General counselors
  • Pastors and church ministry teams

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • What Is Abuse?
  • A Biblical Understanding of Abuse
  • Helping the Victim of Abuse
  • How Victims Can Become Overcomers
  • Conclusion
  • Personal Application Projects
  • Where Can I Get Further Help?

It’s easy to see areas that need changing in our lives and, as Christians, we long for change that will glorify God. But, how is change accomplished? In this helpful booklet, Jim Newheiser reminds us that change begins and is sustained by the power of Christ through the gospel and that through that same gospel we are enabled to respond. I highly recommend it!
—Elyse Fitzpatrick

Jim Newheiser, DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary, California, has served in pastoral ministry and has practiced biblical counseling for over thirty years. He is the Director of the Christian Counseling Program at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte and the Executive Director of IBCD. He is an ACBC Fellow and board member.

For further information about this book and the LifeLine series, visit LifeLineMiniBooks.com.

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Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused ePub ebook

March 1, 2017 Comments Off on Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused ePub ebook

Author: Jim Newheiser
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ISBN 9781633420076

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Sadly, many people are the silent victims of abuse. Jim Newheiser brings biblical perspective and wisdom to bear on such situations.

Abuse is a growing problem, and those who have been abused need help. This mini-book equips the reader to offer compassionate biblical counsel to a victim of abuse. As well as providing practical instruction on how to help the victim gain safety and deal with the abuser in a biblical way, it points to the victory possible in Jesus Christ, who was abused for his people and who has compassion on all hurting people who turn to him.

Intended Readership:

  • Friends of people in a relationship of abuse
  • People in a relationship of abuse
  • Marriage counselors
  • General counselors
  • Pastors and church ministry teams

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • What Is Abuse?
  • A Biblical Understanding of Abuse
  • Helping the Victim of Abuse
  • How Victims Can Become Overcomers
  • Conclusion
  • Personal Application Projects
  • Where Can I Get Further Help?

It’s easy to see areas that need changing in our lives and, as Christians, we long for change that will glorify God. But, how is change accomplished? In this helpful booklet, Jim Newheiser reminds us that change begins and is sustained by the power of Christ through the gospel and that through that same gospel we are enabled to respond. I highly recommend it!
—Elyse Fitzpatrick

Jim Newheiser, DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary, California, has served in pastoral ministry and has practiced biblical counseling for over thirty years. He is the Director of the Christian Counseling Program at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte and the Executive Director of IBCD. He is an ACBC Fellow and board member.

For further information about this book and the LifeLine series, visit LifeLineMiniBooks.com.

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Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused

March 1, 2017 Comments Off on Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused

Author: Jim Newheiser
Booklet, 64 pages
ISBN 9781633420069

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Sadly, many people are the silent victims of abuse. Jim Newheiser brings biblical perspective and wisdom to bear on such situations.

Abuse is a growing problem, and those who have been abused need help. This mini-book equips the reader to offer compassionate biblical counsel to a victim of abuse. As well as providing practical instruction on how to help the victim gain safety and deal with the abuser in a biblical way, it points to the victory possible in Jesus Christ, who was abused for his people and who has compassion on all hurting people who turn to him.

Intended Readership:

  • Friends of people in a relationship of abuse
  • People in a relationship of abuse
  • Marriage counselors
  • General counselors
  • Pastors and church ministry teams

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • What Is Abuse?
  • A Biblical Understanding of Abuse
  • Helping the Victim of Abuse
  • How Victims Can Become Overcomers
  • Conclusion
  • Personal Application Projects
  • Where Can I Get Further Help?

It’s easy to see areas that need changing in our lives and, as Christians, we long for change that will glorify God. But, how is change accomplished? In this helpful booklet, Jim Newheiser reminds us that change begins and is sustained by the power of Christ through the gospel and that through that same gospel we are enabled to respond. I highly recommend it!
—Elyse Fitzpatrick

Jim Newheiser, DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary, California, has served in pastoral ministry and has practiced biblical counseling for over thirty years. He is the Director of the Christian Counseling Program at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte and the Executive Director of IBCD. He is an ACBC Fellow and board member.

For further information about this book and the LifeLine series, visit LifeLineMiniBooks.com.

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Top Biblical Counseling books for 2016!

 

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These two books from Shepherd Press were recognized as part of the top 16 Biblical Counseling books for 2016!

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What about the stone?

March 27, 2016 Gospel No Comments

A guard of battle-tested, Roman soldiers was dispatched to guard the tomb of Christ. No group of crazed religious fanatics was going to steal the dead body of the supposed Messiah. Then there was an earthquake. Then an angel with the appearance of lightning came down and rolled the stone away and perched himself on top of it. The soldiers watched in shock and then passed out in fear.
If you were there you would have expected to see Jesus walk out into the morning light. There was just one problem. The tomb was already empty.  Just as he could not be hindered from entering in a locked room later that day, he could not be contained by the sealed tomb.

The angel of God opened an empty tomb for all to see. Jesus now moved about with the grace and power of a body not subject to the barriers and boundaries of earth.  Jesus fulfilled the gospel promise made so long ago. The curse was broken. As Paul said, death had lost its sting.

One day, you and I will have a body like the one that left the sealed tomb.  This is part of what Easter means. Death, sickness, and physical limitations will be no more. Just as our spirits will be free from the ravages of sin, so too will our bodies.

Easter is not a mystical event or an elevation of consciousness. Easter means that you will be totally renewed, rejuvenated in spirit and in body. That which brings so much sadness now will be no more. The suffering of the body is but for a moment. The joy of our glorified bodies awaits. The empty tomb shouts the power of the resurrected Christ.

The stone was rolled away for your joy and brings hope of eternity with Christ!

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Help! Someone I love has cancer.

Here is the opening of a post featuring the new mini-book, Help! Someone I love has cancer:
“I’m sorry. I don’t think I caught that. I have what?”“I said the tests are conclusive. You have cancer. I’m very sorry.”It doesn’t matter what has transpired before we or our loved ones hear these words, or what happens after. In that first frozen moment, we tend to go completely numb. The impact is so great it paralyzes us emotionally—perhaps for months.

Our first response to disaster is typically disbelief: “No, that just can’t be. Surely the tests are wrong. Maybe we need to see another doctor! This can’t be happening to us.”

Maybe we’re the ones receiving this diagnosis ourselves, or maybe those hateful words are directed instead to someone we love. Maybe that’s worse.

So begins Deborah Howard’s newly released eBook HELP! Someone I Love Has Cancer. After the opening paragraphs above, this caring sister in Christ shares a page from her own story—a story of facing cancer alongside her brother and then her husband. Since denial of the truth is very often the first response to the news of cancer, Deborah Howard spends the first chapter of her mini-book giving us counsel to move beyond denial toward embracing suffering as part of God’s providence in our lives.

You can read the rest of this post here:

http://biblicalcounselingcoalition.org/blogs/2014/08/20/cancer-denial-and-the-sovereignty-of-god/

You can purchase this mini-book by clicking on this link:https://www.shepherdpress.com/product/someone-i-love-has-cancer/

 

Help! Someone I Love Has Cancer

When your child is hurting

“Mommy, Heather was so mean to me today at school. She laughed at me and told me I look dumb. I thought she was my best friend! I am really, really sad. I just want to stay home and not go back, ever.”

Your daughter has just experienced how cruel and sad life can be. Your first thought is to protect and defend her from the cruel words. But, then you want to see how God can use this to prepare your daughter for the difficult challenges that life will bring to her. You want her to know that through the hurt she can know and experience joy and the comfort of God.

What brings joy to you profoundly impacts your children’s understanding of joy. Biblical joy is unique. It is the Spirit’s fruit. It cannot be reproduced apart from his work. There is, of course, the joy that comes from being encouraged by positive, happy circumstances. That is good, but there are limitations. Human joy needs a flow of positive circumstances to sustain itself. In contrast, the Spirit’s joy can be described this way:

“Joyfulness is believing that God will work all things together for my good, so I never have to despair. I can be joyful even when I am sad.”

With the power of the Spirit, joy and sadness can and should coexist. Sadness, even grief, does not have to diminish true joy. The rich mercy and grace of God is always a reason for joy. God has promised never to leave you or turn away from you. Because of this great truth, we can know joy even in sadness.

Joy of this kind is not natural. It will not just magically appear. This joy is exclusively the work of God’s Spirit. But it still needs to be taught by example and by loving instruction. If you see a lack of joy in your children., check your own spirit first.

When you become discouraged, angry and bitter your children see this. You teach them that joy has limits. You teach them that the disappointments they face are reasons to flee from joy. You teach them that functionally the love and mercy of God are not always sufficient. Yes, pain is real, but so is the faithfulness of God. This is what your kids need to see lived out before them. 

“Sweetheart, remember that Jesus is your friend who will never turn away from you. I know Heather hurt you. But we can pray for her. What really matters is that even though people may hurt us, we can be joyful that God will always love us and take care of us. Come here, let’s ask God for help to be joyful.”

Pray for joy for you and your children. Pray this prayer with your children:

“O Father, thank you that Jesus died to take away sin and sadness and that you always care for me. Help me to be joyful, even in times when I am sad. Thank you that everything you do is good and right. In Jesus’ name, Amen.”

Prayer and definition of joyfulness taken from Get Wisdom! by Ruth Younts.

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I don’t like correction!

I don’t like correction. There I said it. I like to be right. More importantly, I like it even more when you think I am right. 

By admitting these things I have also shown a propensity for stupidity. This is but another reminder of the danger of being wise in my own eyes. If I care most about being right, I care most about myself. This desire to be right is destructive to relationships, especially relationships in families. This is not wisdom but stupidity. 

If I am to learn, I must first love discipline and rebuke. When I recoil at the correction and rebuke of those closest to me, I make myself weak. Instead of trying to find a way to challenge a rebuke, God wants me to first learn from that rebuke. Why is my child or my spouse angry with me? It is easy to say that they are wrong. It is harder to say, what is my part in this. Am I really stupid enough to think that my actions are so wise, loving and perfect, so that no one could be hurt or offended by my words or actions?

Learning from a correction or a rebuke, even if it is out of place, means that I care more about serving God and others than I do about myself. That is a good thing. 

Being defensive is stupid, it means I have noting to learn. The reality is that I have more to learn than I can ever imagine! If those whom you love have a hard time talking with you, perhaps the problem may have more to do with you than with them. Become wise and learn to love a rebuke.

Think about it.

To learn, you must love discipline;
it is stupid to hate correction. (Proverbs 12:1)

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Discipling the Flock Kindle ebook

June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Discipling the Flock Kindle ebook

Author: Paul Tautges
Kindle ebook, 112 pages
ISBN 9781633421448

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ShepherdPress.com exclusive: Buy the paperback, get the ebook free! Your purchase of the paperback automatically includes a link to download an ebook version as well.

Discipling the Flock is a short book to help church leaders bring about heart-based change in the lives of the people they shepherd, through the personal ministry of the Word.

Here is an urgent appeal to return to authentic discipleship; here is a call to shepherds to be tenacious in their preaching of the whole counsel of God, and tender in their application of its truth to the lives of God’s sheep through their personal ministry.

Features and Benefits

  • Calls church shepherds to joyfully embrace Christ’s calling to “feed my sheep”
  • Explains the personal application of the Great Commission
  • Draws from the author’s wide experience as a local church pastor

Who should read this book?

  • Preachers, ministers
  • Church elders
  • Small-group leaders
  • Aspiring pastors

See also:

This book gets it right! It shows how true biblical counseling and preaching fit hand-in-glove. Those who preach, teach, or counsel regularly are sure to benefit greatly from this helpful resource. —John MacArthur

Here is an anchor for authentic ministry that will stimulate real spiritual growth in God’s people. —Dr. Steven J. Lawson

…a biblically faithful, practically helpful guide to find the important balance between the public and private ministry of the Word of God.” —Brian Croft

I recommend you read this masterful little book twice. —Greg Strand

An excellent little book for every church member and—most importantly—for every church leader. Elder boards would do well to work through this little book together—their churches would be well served by it. —Fred Zaspel

Dr. Paul Tautges has been in gospel ministry since 1992 and currently serves as senior pastor of Cornerstone Community Church (EFCA) in Cleveland, Ohio. Paul is the author of many books including Comfort the Grieving, Counseling One Another, and Pray About Everything, and serves as the series editor for the LifeLine Mini-books. He is also an adjunct professor, and blogs at CounselingOneAnother.com.

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Discipling the Flock ePub ebook

June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Discipling the Flock ePub ebook

Author: Paul Tautges
ePub ebook, 112 pages
ISBN 9781633421431

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ShepherdPress.com exclusive: Buy the paperback, get the ebook free! Your purchase of the paperback automatically includes a link to download an ebook version as well.

Discipling the Flock is a short book to help church leaders bring about heart-based change in the lives of the people they shepherd, through the personal ministry of the Word.

Here is an urgent appeal to return to authentic discipleship; here is a call to shepherds to be tenacious in their preaching of the whole counsel of God, and tender in their application of its truth to the lives of God’s sheep through their personal ministry.

Features and Benefits

  • Calls church shepherds to joyfully embrace Christ’s calling to “feed my sheep”
  • Explains the personal application of the Great Commission
  • Draws from the author’s wide experience as a local church pastor

Who should read this book?

  • Preachers, ministers
  • Church elders
  • Small-group leaders
  • Aspiring pastors

See also:

This book gets it right! It shows how true biblical counseling and preaching fit hand-in-glove. Those who preach, teach, or counsel regularly are sure to benefit greatly from this helpful resource. —John MacArthur

Here is an anchor for authentic ministry that will stimulate real spiritual growth in God’s people. —Dr. Steven J. Lawson

…a biblically faithful, practically helpful guide to find the important balance between the public and private ministry of the Word of God.” —Brian Croft

I recommend you read this masterful little book twice. —Greg Strand

An excellent little book for every church member and—most importantly—for every church leader. Elder boards would do well to work through this little book together—their churches would be well served by it. —Fred Zaspel

Dr. Paul Tautges has been in gospel ministry since 1992 and currently serves as senior pastor of Cornerstone Community Church (EFCA) in Cleveland, Ohio. Paul is the author of many books including Comfort the Grieving, Counseling One Another, and Pray About Everything, and serves as the series editor for the LifeLine Mini-books. He is also an adjunct professor, and blogs at CounselingOneAnother.com.

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Discipling the Flock

April 26, 2018 Comments Off on Discipling the Flock

Author: Paul Tautges
Paperback, 96 pages
ISBN 9781633421424

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ShepherdPress.com exclusive: Buy the paperback, get the ebook free! Your purchase of the paperback automatically includes a link to download an ebook version as well.

Discipling the Flock is a short book to help church leaders bring about heart-based change in the lives of the people they shepherd, through the personal ministry of the Word.

Here is an urgent appeal to return to authentic discipleship; here is a call to shepherds to be tenacious in their preaching of the whole counsel of God, and tender in their application of its truth to the lives of God’s sheep through their personal ministry.

Features and Benefits

  • Calls church shepherds to joyfully embrace Christ’s calling to “feed my sheep”
  • Explains the personal application of the Great Commission
  • Draws from the author’s wide experience as a local church pastor

Who should read this book?

  • Preachers, ministers
  • Church elders
  • Small-group leaders
  • Aspiring pastors

See also:

This book gets it right! It shows how true biblical counseling and preaching fit hand-in-glove. Those who preach, teach, or counsel regularly are sure to benefit greatly from this helpful resource. —John MacArthur

Here is an anchor for authentic ministry that will stimulate real spiritual growth in God’s people. —Dr. Steven J. Lawson

…a biblically faithful, practically helpful guide to find the important balance between the public and private ministry of the Word of God.” —Brian Croft

I recommend you read this masterful little book twice. —Greg Strand

An excellent little book for every church member and—most importantly—for every church leader. Elder boards would do well to work through this little book together—their churches would be well served by it. —Fred Zaspel

Dr. Paul Tautges has been in gospel ministry since 1992 and currently serves as senior pastor of Cornerstone Community Church (EFCA) in Cleveland, Ohio. Paul is the author of many books including Comfort the Grieving, Counseling One Another, and Pray About Everything, and serves as the series editor for the LifeLine Mini-books. He is also an adjunct professor, and blogs at CounselingOneAnother.com.

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What about tomorrow?

January 31, 2018 Worldview No Comments

What about tomorrow? People live as if they know that tomorrow will come. However, God has not promised that tomorrow will come for you, for your children, for your country, for your planet. Yet, we live on, acting and believing that tomorrow will come.

The truth is that the arrival of tomorrow is connected to the purpose and plan of God. Here is what Jesus says:

Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest? (Luke 12:25-26)

Notice Jesus says we are unable to do a very little thing like adding an hour to our lives. Amazing. At the direction of the Holy Spirit, James says:

Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.  Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.” (James 4:14-15)

Tomorrow, understood in this light, has no guarantees at all. Since you and I don’t know if tomorrow will come, we must be focused on what brings honor to God today. This does not mean there is any uncertainty about tomorrow. There is none. What will happen tomorrow is certain in the purposes of God. So you can be certain that tomorrow will unfold just as God has determined. You are in the hands of God.

So, yes, plan wisely for tomorrow, with the understanding that it’s arrival for you and those you love is totally beyond your control. There is no entitlement to tomorrow. This allows you to focus on today and to seek God’s purposes for your life today. That will include wise planning for tomorrow, but always with the understanding that tomorrow comes only if God has more for you to do. If the Lord has nothing for you to do tomorrow then tomorrow will not come. This is a sobering thought. All people live and breathe at the command and pleasure of God (See Acts 17:24-28).

This means that tomorrow is not yours to do with as you please. Tomorrow will come as God as planned. Encourage your children this reality. Help them to live for what matters today. Speak to others about why tomorrow will come for them.

The 24/7 news channels speak endlessly about what will happen tomorrow. But as long as they speak without acknowledging the purpose of God, they only add to the myth that people are entitled to tomorrow.

Live as God has commanded. Seek his kingdom today.

Counseling One Another

Author: Paul Tautges

June 28, 2017 Comments Off on Author: Paul Tautges

Dr. Paul Tautges serves as senior pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. He is husband to Karen, father of ten, and a grandfather. He is the author of many books including Discipling the Flock, Pray About Everything, Counseling One Another, Comfort the Grieving, and Brass Heavens, and serves as the series editor for the LifeLine Mini-books. Paul blogs regularly at CounselingOneAnother.com.

 

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Pray About Everything Kindle ebook

May 17, 2017 No Comments

Author: Paul Tautges
Kindle ebook
ISBN 9781633421264

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Believers need to learn to pray about everything, but so many unanswered questions hinder our progress.

  • What does it mean to pray in Jesus’ name?
  • How do I pray for my non-Christian friends?
  • When does the Holy Spirit pray for me?

In this book, a seasoned pastor and counselor answers these questions—and many more—by effectively instructing us with biblical principles, examples, and commands. By doing so, he encourages us to develop a life of prayer. Pastors, elders, and small group leaders will also find this book an indispensable help to cultivating an atmosphere of God-dependency in their local church.

Pray About Everything delivers an urgent call for believers to commit themselves to regular and systematic heartfelt prayer as an essential spiritual discipline for the Christian life.

Who should read this book?

  • Christians at varying stages of maturity
  • Small-group or prayer-group leaders
  • Preachers, ministers, Bible teachers
  • Worship leaders
  • Church prayer leaders

See Also:

…one of my favorite books on prayer…
—Mark Dever, 9Marks Ministries

…a valuable contribution to our theology and practice of prayer.
—Jerry Bridges, best-selling author of The Pursuit of Holiness

Use this book as a springboard to stimulate your own ideas on how you as a pastor or church leader can cultivate prayer in your church.
—Joel R. Beeke, President, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary

Paul Tautges has done a tremendous service to both pastors and church members with this little gem of a book.
—Brian Croft, Senior Pastor, Auburndale Baptist Church, Louisville KY

An excellent resource for instructing and inspiring effectual prayer in the life of the local church. I highly recommend this book to be read and implemented into the prayer life of your church family. It will be transforming!
—Daniel P. Fredericks, Church and Pastoral Ministries Consultant, IFCA International

Dr. Paul Tautges serves as senior pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. He is husband to Karen, father of ten, and a grandfather. He is the author of many books including Comfort the Grieving, Counseling One Another, and Brass Heavens, and serves as the series editor for the LifeLine Mini-books. Paul blogs regularly at CounselingOneAnother.com.

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