lying

LIAR! 12 Reasons God Hates Lying

Lying: God hates it, and don’t you? But God loves truth-tellers. He is truth! In this brief article, pastor-counselor Paul Tautges shares a dozen reason God hates lying with ample scripture. What would you add to the list? His article appeared first here and is used with permission.   Deception, in one form or another,…

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4 Steps to Good, Godly Emotions

Bad emotions can wreck your day, can’t they? In this brief article, you’ll learn You are not alone, Emotions — including the hard ones — assist in your sanctification. 4 steps to emotional wellness You Are Not Alone Meet a former counselee I’ll call Linda, who feels like a twisted piece of metal. Among her emotional…

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Domestic Abuse: How to Counsel Victims

DOMESTIC ABUSE: Here’s wisdom on counseling victims. Guest writer Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, says domestic abuse, in all forms, is anti-gospel and anti-Christ. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Domestic abuse, in all forms, represents a gross departure from how Scripture portrays biblical marriage, including the example of self-sacrificial…

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Becoming Free Through Christ

Becoming free through Christ is a spiritual process of growth in him. Donna Hart, PhD, shares how saying “yes” to Jesus brings freedom. This article appeared first here on Donna’s website and is used with her permission. Does it seem like the world wants to squeeze us all into the same mold? It is the…

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5 Reasons God Prunes Us

God prunes believers. Sounds painful, right? In his wisdom and love, He prunes us to restore us. In this article, guest writer Pastor Paul Tautges lists 5 reasons for pruning. His article appeared first here at his website and is used with permission. According to John 15:1-8, our interpretation of the sanctifying work that God…

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Reading Scripture to Change Your Life

Scripture is a life-changing love letter. Counselor Donna Hart, PhD, experiences this personally as she reads the Bible for understanding and transformation. Do you desire life transformation too? Donna’s article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. A while back, I attended a women’s theology conference where Ruth Haley Barton spoke of…

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