Monthly Archives: February 2020

Which list do cuss words match — the fruit of the Spirit or the works of the flesh? (Galatians 5:19-24.)

Here is Galatians: 5:19-24: “The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as … Continue reading

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“Crytearia” for shedding tears

Tears are often a sign that people have the strength and the courage to open up their heart. A culture that refuses to welcome and appreciate tears, (or humiliates those who cry), makes it hard for people to open their … Continue reading

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Let compunction function in you

There are two common responses to guilt: 1) Self-justification and denial, or 2) Compunction — sorrow for sin that leads to confession and changes in behavior. To reject compunction (moral responses to guilt, that prompt you to quit guilt-producing thoughts … Continue reading

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Disagreement’s not the problem it’s cracked up to be

Respecting people’s right to disagree with you, doesn’t diminish or increase the truth of your opinions and beliefs. The idea that we need to fight people when they disagree with us, is a myth. Kindness is always an option. People … Continue reading

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Reproductive blights on “all lives matter”

Perhaps babies are conceived to be received with love, not to be ripped apart by prenatal violence. Abortions are reproductive blights, not “reproductive rights.” Disposable human life is a terrible concept. Here are two major blights on American history: 1) … Continue reading

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To resist the Holy Spirit is to make life problematic

Life is problematic when we try to keep the Holy Spirit under our control. We need to be under His control. Christ didn’t come to give us another religion, but to offer us continual access to God. Now we can … Continue reading

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Direct your anger at the devil, not at people

Angry? Use it wisely to “resist the devil” by aggressively fighting within you to overcome your own wrongful desires, thoughts, and behaviors. Seize the kingdom of God today by continually seeking to fully follow and obey the risen King of … Continue reading

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