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But the fruit of the Spirit is joy…

Welcome back to our series on the fruit of the Spirit! I think I’d go so far as to say that this passage in Galatians is one of my all-time favorites in Scripture. I’ve known and loved these words since I was a young child. Of course, it wasn’t until…

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Bearing Much Fruit

Hello Friends, and welcome to the beginning of our study through the Fruit of the Spirit! This week officially marks our halfway point through our Neue Thing Challenge 2019. From January 1st of this year, we have set out to know Jesus more through the study and memorization of His…

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The antidote for anxiety

Let’s just say that life in general provides ample opportunities to choose anxiety. All of us can say that at one point or another, feelings of anxiety have plagued us. Life is hard, and often times, choosing joy feels like an impossible task. It’s the battle between allowing our feelings…

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#ChooseJoy

Have you ever wondered at the seemingly audacious words of James 1:2? “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,” Really? Consider it joy? Yep, that’s what it says. Or how about the astounding perspective that the apostle Paul seemed to maintain throughout…

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How do you “consider it pure joy?”

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:2-4 I know I’m not alone in…

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When my attitude is broken

Have you ever heard the saying that goes something like this? “10% of life is your circumstances, and 90% is how you respond to them.” I’m not sure where those figures came from or necessarily how accurate the percentages are, but there’s something to it, isn’t there? This idea that…

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