The Gift of Love

Americans are good at destroying perfectly good words with abuse and overuse. Hallmark Cards and Harlequin Romances have managed to make “love” sound like a single syllable cliche. Therefore, any discussion of true biblical love has to begin with a battle for a definition.                 That battle is […]

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The Christian’s Joy

“These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.” (John 15:11). But these things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” […]

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Peace from the Holy Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace…” [Galatians 5:22a] War is horrible!!! If you have seen either of the movies, The Patriot or The Saving of Private Ryan, you have a visual reminder that wars are truly awful. I remember rather vividly yet, some 44 years ago, having a close friend come […]

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