Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fickle and Unfocused?

Fickle and Unfocused? James Ryle “And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” (Mark … Continue reading

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Temperance

Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance Temperance – Continence, self-government, or moderation, principally with regard to sensual or animal appetites. Moderation in eating, drinking, sleeping, etc. habitual moderation … Continue reading

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Meekness

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness Meekness – Mildness, indulgence toward the weak and erring, patient suffering of injuries without feeling a spirit of revenge, an even balance of … Continue reading

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Fruit – Faith

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith Faith – here used for fidelity – punctuality in performing promises, conscientious carefulness in preserving what is committed to our trust, in restoring it … Continue reading

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Fruit – Goodness

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness Goodness – The perpetual desire and sincere study, not only to abstain from every appearance of evil, but to do good to the bodies and … Continue reading

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Ketchup?

Your True Colors “You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.” (James 1:3, The Message) My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the … Continue reading

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She follows my footsteps.

I had a different thought ready for today, but yesterday I rejoiced with a friends in the birth of a little granddaughter, who is greatly loved. I knew this is the heart cry of all grandmothers, “Lord, guide me as … Continue reading

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