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Breaking Free of Groundhog Day

September 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23) For the last few weeks we’ve talked about the old man who was crucified when we became new creatures in Christ. But that old man (or old woman) keeps […]

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Tags: Fruit of the Spirit · possessions · success

Another Rich Young Ruler

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

“Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.” (I Peter 3:9) Last week I introduced you to a modern day ‘rich young ruler’; Reuel McFarland. Unlike his biblical counterpart, Reuel said yes when Jesus told him, “If […]

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Tags: agape · Fruit of the Spirit · God's purpose · Israel · love · peace · purpose

I’ve Got Voices in My Head

September 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

“The mind of the sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.” (Romans 8:6) That sounds a little off, doesn’t it? When someone says he’s got voices in his head we want to fit him for a jacket with straps on the sleeves and buckles in the back. […]

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Tags: Fruit of the Spirit · God's purpose · Heaven · peace · purpose

Fruit of the Spirit – Self Control

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Purpose Vol. 2 Issue 10March 7, 2008 The weekly newsletter of True Potential Publishing Self-Control “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23) It’s probably fitting that “self-control” is the last fruit of the Spirit in our […]

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Tags: faith · Fruit of the Spirit · God's purpose · joy · love · peace · purpose · success · suffering

Fruit of the Spirit – Gentleness

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Purpose Vol. 2 Issue 9February 29, 2008 The weekly newsletter of True Potential Publishing Gentleness “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” (Galatians 5: 22-23) We’ve been at this study of the fruit of the Spirit for eight […]

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Tags: Fruit of the Spirit · Prayer

Fruit of the Spirit – Goodness

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Purpose Vol. 2 Issue 7 February 14, 2008 The weekly newsletter of True Potential Publishing But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” (Galatians 5:22) Goodness Last week we talked about “kindness” as a fruit of the Spirit. When Paul lists the fruit of the Spirit […]

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Fruit of the Spirit – Kindness

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Purpose Vol. 2 Issue 6 February 7, 2008 The weekly newsletter from True Potential Publishing But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” (Galatians 5:22) Kindness When I told my wife I was writing about “kindness” this week, she choked … I’m sure it was just […]

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Being “Long of Nose”

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Purpose Vol. 2 Issue 5 January 31, 2008 The weekly newsletter of True Potential Publishing “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law” (Galatians 5:22-23). Being “Long of Nose” This is week four of a nine week study of […]

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Fruit of the Spirit – Joy

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Purpose Vol. 2 Issue 3 January 18, 2008 The weekly newsletter of True Potential Publishing Joy “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law” (Galatians 5:22-23). Thinking of this week’s subject, joy, I was having a tough time getting […]

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Tags: faith · Fruit of the Spirit · joy · purpose

Fruit of the Spirit – Love

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Purpose Vol. 2 Issue 2 January 10, 2008 The weekly newsletter of True Potential Publishing Love “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law” (Galatians 5:22-23). I was beginning to wonder if spending nine weeks exploring the fruit of […]

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