Tag Archives: Fruit of the Spirit

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.”  James 1:2-4 Bible passages to know: Psalm 32:7-9; 34:1-8; Proverbs 15:13; John 15:11; 17:13; 2 Corinthians … Continue reading

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Praise and Availability

Hebrews 13:15-16  “Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name.  And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”  Hebrews 13:15-16 We … Continue reading

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The key to building a healthy marriage is this: Love is action, and it is reciprocal!

As we will discuss in my new book, “This Is Marriage,” coming out soon, the prime key to building a healthy marriage is this–love is reciprocal! The husband loves and thus, the wife responds with respect and honor and so conversely–in … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit, Peace

Is the Character of Peace working in you?   Galatians 5:22-23 and Colossians 3:15-17  Sermon Church of the Foothills 020512 Colossians 3:15-17  15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called … Continue reading

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The Character of Joy

Sermon Church of the Foothills 010112  (Psalm 32:7-9; 34:1-8; Proverbs 15:13; John 15:11; 17:13; 2 Corinthians 12:9; Galatians 5:22-23; 1 Thess. 5:18; 1 Peter 4:13- 19; Hebrews 10:34; 12:2; James 1:1-4)!   Happy New Year! Wow it is now 2012, the … Continue reading

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God’s love must be our model for life!

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed … Continue reading

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Biblical Principles of God’s Call to Manage His Church

Used at church leadership retreats and church consulting…  (Opening session)  My goal is to lay forth to you suggestions from God’s Word and from my own experience on how to effectively run a church. These are based on many years … Continue reading

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