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John Clark

John Livingston Clark is 67 years of age and lives in central Washington State. He has written two published books, and two published poems. His initial book is called, " God's Healing Hope: Breaking the Strongholds of Wrong Thinking." His second book, released in December of 2016, is a motivational book written to seniors titled, " Seniors: Are You Retiring or Recharging?" Both books are available on amazon. You can also view his writings on www.faithwriters.com. John is available to speak on a variety of topics. Visit me at jclarkministries.com

Faithfulness: The Seventh Fruit of the Spirit

Faithfulness is often thought of as commitment to a spouse, a promise, a cause, or a goal. It is simply a decision to make good on something you have told someone you will do. Synonyms are: fidelity, loyalty, dedication, allegiance, and dependability. It is not giving up. Spiritual faithfulness can ...

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Goodness: The Sixth Fruit of the Spirit

How is the previous fruit of kindness different from goodness? A person who is kind does good things, and a good person does kind deeds. Since Galatians 5:22 lists each separately, I knew there had to be some distinction. In researching these words I learned that kindness is defined by ...

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KINDNESS: The Fifth Fruit of the Holy Spirit

There is a popular saying: “Do random acts of kindness” throughout your day. The vast majority of people are kind. It’s part of human nature and doesn’t, in most cases, require much effort. It can be exhibited through conversations, deeds, giving, and simply being thoughtful of others. The Bible has ...

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The Fourth Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

Patience, or long-suffering, is the fourth fruit of the Spirit listed in Galatians 5:22-23. There are, of course, many examples of patience, like waiting in lines, dealing with traffic, interacting with difficult people, or waiting for some situation to be resolved. Indeed, patience really plays out in our relationships. It ...

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Peace: The Third Fruit of the Spirit

Most people likely think of peace as the absence of conflict. There are peace treaties among nations. There can be peaceful and serene environments free of noise. Another kind of peace can exist in relationships between people. Perhaps someone has been offended by something said or done and needs restoration. ...

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