Tag Archives: Christianity

Learning to be an Intercessor

Over the years I’ve had periods of time that I delved deeply into the Word of God and those times were times of growth. I spent many hours in prayer as well, mostly for my family in those years. Having … Continue reading

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Thirty Seven and Counting: A Testimony to the Goodness of God

Today is our 37th wedding anniversary. We certainly didn’t do things in a proper order.  For me, though I had accepted Jesus as Lord when I was in my early teens, I had been a rebellious child of God. I … Continue reading

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Is Encouragement a Gift of the Spirit?

In the New Testament there are a couple or three places that mention gifts of the spirit. In Romans 12:6-8  it gives seven gifts the fourth is exhortation. In doing some research on the word and synonyms I believe I … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit – Part 7 Gentleness and Self Control

It has been awhile since I last penned part 6 of this series. Much has happened and I had written most of the part on gentleness in October of last year. I didn’t realize it had been that long. I’ve … Continue reading

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Nothing New Under the Sun

Every morning, at least most days, I spend time reading scripture and praying. I don’t follow any scheduled scripture reading plan, I’m just reading straight through the את CEPHER I gave myself this year. Sunday morning’s devotional reading happened to … Continue reading

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Proclaim the Wonderful Works of Yahuah

Psalm 145:3-5 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 3 Yahweh is great and is highly praised; His greatness is unsearchable. 4 One generation will declare Your works to the next and will proclaim Your mighty acts. 5 I[a] will speak of Your splendor and glorious … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit (Part 6) Faith/Faithfulness

Galatians 5:22-23 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,[a] 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. In the verses above the Holman translation uses faith, the King James Version uses faithfulness. From the Strong’s … Continue reading

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