Joy in the Fruit of the Spirit

The opposite of depression is joy. We live in a world that says it should be all about “me, me, me.”  However, true joy comes from caring for others and putting them first. Joy is the second fruit of the spirit listed. True joy can only be obtained with God’s help.  This is the joy that is the deep, everlasting […]

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Second Chances: David and Bathsheba

We are continuing our study on second chances. We are told that David was a man “after God’s own heart.”  However, we are also shown David’s failures and mistakes.  Like the rest of us, he was not a perfect man and made plenty of mistakes. 1 Kings 15:5 says,  “David did that which was right in the eyes of the Lord, […]

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Spring Brings a Time of Renewel

Can you believe it’s April? I love springtime. Spring is a time of renewal and rebirth. The weather is beautiful, the flowers are blooming and the temperature is just right. The downside to all this beauty is the pollen and effect it has on your allergies. In the spring and fall I can’t use the excuse “It’s too hot” or […]

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