Monthly Archives: April 2019


It is always the longest, most solidly stocked stacks in any bookstore – the “self help” nonfiction section. Maybe it’s a holdover from the old American adage of “pulling yourself up by your own bootstraps.” We will use some “self-help” … Continue reading

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Humans are always declaring their freedom, wishing for more “space,” announcing that they belong only to “themselves.” We want to be free from the enslavement of the kitchen, or from confinement of a job we don’t like. Airplane companies claim … Continue reading

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An old Bible salesman with whom we once worked related this story: In his visiting a home to demonstrate a Bible, and upon selling it, the lady asked him this  question:“How can I keep my Bible cover from becoming dry … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION Having considered the manifold works of the flesh, we now focus our attention to “the fruit of the Spirit” Have you noticed that the word fruit is singular, while works is plural? This suggests that the individual works of … Continue reading

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Our Lord declared, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep…the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out” (Jn. 10:11, 3). The call of our … Continue reading

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