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Joy: The Second Fruit of The Holy Spirit

What comes to mind when you think of joy? Many would associate it with happiness. Although related, there are some differences between the two according to what the Bible says about joy as a fruit of the Holy Spirit. Spiritual joy is necessary as a godly influence in the culture, ...

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Love: The First Fruit of the Holy Spirit

When the word “love” is mentioned, people think of many things. There is family love, romantic love, or commitment given to the other spouse in marriage. These are some examples of love as “an intense feeling of deep affection” or “a great interest or pleasure in something” as defined by ...

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God’s Favorite Fruits

The farm my dad was raised on during the years of the Great Depression didn’t have indoor plumbing, but it did have two beautiful apple trees in the front yard that gave the best yellow delicious apples ever. So enticing was the fall bounty that Dad would climb the trees ...

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Don’t Break the Connection

We all spend so much time trying to keep in touch. We use social media to keep connected, but what would you do if that connection was broken?  As Christians we are connected to Jesus. When you plant something there are always vines that help keep that plant growing.  In ...

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World Peace, Or The Peace That Only Jesus Gives

I have an opportunity to speak in a chapel service at a local Christian high school. The principal told me that the theme for this school year is the fruit of the Spirit, and at the time which I would be speaking they are focusing on peace. So, I decided ...

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