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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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Consider the Mix

With summer winding down I always think about my own summer vacations so long ago. One of my happy memories were the days that I would take my mother’s Betty Crocker cookbook that she received as a wedding gift in 1963 and walk the block to my friend’s house. Michelle ...

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Word to the Wise

The bible has a lot to say about our words. Most of it is sobering. If only we could remember what we read before we speak…We’ve all been guilty of saying something at the wrong time, or saying the wrong thing when something different was needed. This is part of ...

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Choose Wisdom

Every class has a clown, that guy or gal who makes all the kids laugh and gets in the most trouble with their teacher. In my seventh-grade class that person was Kenny, and he sure could make us laugh! He struggled in his classes and had been held back a ...

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Respect is Obedience to God

Obeying our mother and father ends when we enter adulthood, but showing them respect throughout their lives is a commandment from our heavenly Father.  Growing up, we were taught respect not only for our parents, but for other adults in our lives: aunts and uncles, grandparents, our teachers. All were ...

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