Fruits of the Spirit? Not unless it gets me something

The “Fruits of the Spirit” Galatians 5: 22-23 love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. As a Christian these are supposed to be our attributes, our goals, how we should emulate the character of Jesus as we grow as His disciples. 466 more words

Choosing Your Spiritual Advisor

As a Christian, it is vital that you have one advisor in your life who you are willing to hear any form of criticism from, no matter how pride wounding. 498 more words

Principles Of Growth

Hope to fill you with Joy and Peace

Now may the God of hope fill you
with all joy and peace in believing,

so that you will abound in hope
by the power of the Holy Spirit. 

—Romans 15:13


God gives us Barnabases

I have been feeling kind of beat down lately. Things have been going, been interesting, combined with the liturgical season though, it’s been kind of a beat down. 419 more words


Meditating on the Scriptures by Charles H. Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) was perhaps the most widely known minister in recent church history. Known as “the Prince of Preachers,” Spurgeon preached to over 5,000 people at every service of the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London for more than thirty years. 1,541 more words