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Q&A#7: The Word of God

Q/A#7 Q: How did we receive the Word of God? A: We received the Word of God through holy men who wrote as they were led by the Holy Spirit. Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture … Continue reading

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Gentle Words

A soft (gentle) answer turns away wrath (anger), but a harsh (grievous) word stirs up anger (wrath).  – Proverbs 15:1 ESV (Other Translations) A gentle (soothing, wholesome, healing) tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness (devious) in it breaks … Continue reading

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Know His Love

The more we know his love – the love of our suffering, saving King – the more we are able to endure all things for him. – Phil Ryken in Loving the Way Jesus Loves

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A Gentle Life

To speak evil of (malign, slander) no one, to avoid quarreling (brawling, be peaceable), to be gentle (considerate, kind), and to show perfect courtesy (meekness, consideration, gentleness) toward all people. – Titus 3:2 ESV (Other Translations)  The word “gentle” is … Continue reading

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Declaring the Glory

Presque Isle River in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. – Psalm 19:1 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly … Continue reading

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Sermon Songs: Revelation 21:9-27

Behold the Lamb’s glorious Bride, The Lord’s Holy City The people for whom Jesus died, Arrayed with God’s glory Dwelling in God’s brilliant presence, In loving unity Forever in God’s remembrance, With radiant beauty Behold our God’s new dwelling place, … Continue reading

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More Love

What we need is more of the love of Jesus – a deeper awareness of his love for us and a growing measure of his love in us as we learn to love other people. – Phil Ryken in Loving … Continue reading

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The Spirit’s Fruit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness (meekness), self-control. – Galatians 5:22-23a ESV (KJV) If the these nine qualities are fruit of Spirit, then Spirit must possess these nine qualities, including gentleness.  … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: The Lost Spiritual Discipline – Tim Challies Watchfulness is “a careful observing of our hearts and diligent looking to our ways, that they may be pleasing and acceptable unto God.” Eight … Continue reading

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Classic Quote

To enjoy the love of God is paradise below the skies. – Charles Spurgeon

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