Tagged: “Holy Spirit”

The Joy in You

God’s joy is not based on circumstances. It’s not based on what we have, or don’t have. Joy is not based on how we feel, or what is happening in our lives. Joy is not about us.

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The Fruit of Love

The word ‘love’ conjures up so man different things today. A modern dictionary lists 28 various uses for the word: affection, attachment, passion, predication, & benevolence. Yet not of these are complete to define / describe what the Bible speaks of as a fruit of the Spirit.

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The Fruit of the Spirit

There was a time when some of our trendy-decorations were artificial apples. Our devotions for the next few weeks will be all about the fruit of the Spirit! Remember, there is a huge difference in plastic fruit you hang on a tree…and real fruit that grows from a tree. Christmas ornaments are inanimate objects hung on a tree…real apples grow from the life of a real tree.

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The Prayer for 1

When I was a small boy growing up, my dad was a Baptist minister, and our family lived in the house right behind the church building…it was called the parsonage. I can recall going over to dad’s study in the church building to tell him dinner was ready…and at times I would overhear him praying. Sometimes, I would sit down and listen to dad pray…

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