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HAVE YOU TAKEN INVENTORY LATELY?

A story is told of a young boy’s very first job in a small town general store. This was the day before supermarket chains at least it was in his community. At age thirteen he was hired as a handy … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT – LONGSUFFERING

INTRODUCTION In discussing “the fruit of the Spirit” – the nine graces listed in Galatians 5:22-23 are often divided into three groups: The first group contains those graces which turns one’s thought toward God… Love (for love is of God) … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT – PEACE

INTRODUCTION Another grace experienced by those whose lives are in tune with the Spirit of God is that of peace (Gal. 5:22). That the Spirit of God should induce peace in the children of God should be understandable in light … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT – JOY

INTRODUCTION Those who are influenced and directed by the sword of the Spirit will produce “the fruit of the Spirit” in their lives…Galatians 5:22-23 We noted in our previous study that there is not a plurality of fruits, but one … Continue reading

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TWO HORSES

Just up the road is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each horse looks like any other horse. But if you stopyour car, or are walking by, you will notice something quite amazing…. Looking into the … Continue reading

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PROFESSOR BUM

Two businessmen were traveling by train to an important business meeting. In the seat opposite them was an old man with a shaggy beard, dressed in a tattered sweater and jeans. Throughout the ride the two told each other crude … Continue reading

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SELF HELP

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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