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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

Walking the Dog, And God’s Grace

I often take our small dog for a walk. Because I live on a busy road with no fence he is always on a leash. Bo (the dog’s name) has free will to roam wherever he wants to, but within the limits of the leash. Without the leash he could ...

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Hearing God’s Voice Ahead Of Time

As I was writing my final article in my series on the fruits of the Holy Spirit, I was dealing with a medical situation. It was not something that required immediate emergency care, but I wanted to see my doctor as soon as possible and he was booked up for ...

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The Ninth Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control

Self-control is the last of the fruits of the Spirit, but certainly not least in importance. Some of the other fruits like love, patience, kindness, goodness, and gentleness are contingent on exhibiting self-control to one degree or another. It is of prime importance when it comes to living a godly ...

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The Eighth Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

When I think back on the other seven fruits of the Spirit, gentleness includes love, patience, kindness, and goodness. Gentleness, however, has a special significance not given to the other fruits. The Greek meaning is along the line of “sweet reasonableness.” I Peter 3:4 in the NASV says it is ...

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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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