Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Fruits of the Spirit: Peace

News was coming from all sides, and none of it was good. My mother – breast cancer. Father-in-law – inoperable intestinal cancer. Daughter’s boyfriend – cancer. Leukemia finally took my cousin much too early. Yet in the midst of the … Continue reading

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Charity

We start today with the Fruit of the Spirit that anchors all the others. When we live with charity, or complete life-giving love, we live with God’s love spilling from our hearts. It is beyond physical attraction or love based … Continue reading

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By their fruits they will be known

    Of all the aspects of God, I think the Holy Spirit is one of the hardest to get our minds around. Think about it, God the Father and God the Son have skin on. We can picture a … Continue reading

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Come Holy Spirit, I think

  A friend shared this beautiful prayer with me, and I want to share it with you. Pray it. Live it. Come Holy Spirit!   Holy Spirit Come to me! Fill me! Inspire me! No, that’s not right Be the … Continue reading

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Pentecost

It’s finally here. The fiftieth day of Easter. Pentecost. It’s interesting to me that Pentecost is not just an event after Easter, but an event of Easter. Like I said fifty days ago, Easter was not the end, it was … Continue reading

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Speaking our Language

  This week, Paul travels to Ephesus, baptizes a group of 12 men in the name of the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Spirit shows up much as it did for Pentecost. Each one of the men starts speaking in … Continue reading

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Good job?

I have to say, the job “Follower of Christ” is a hard one to sell. Just read Jesus’ words trying to get the apostles ready for what is coming when He’s gone. I know for me, the whole Resurrection thing … Continue reading

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Why Fight It?

I have to wonder how frustrated and irritated the Jewish leaders dealing with the apostles must have been. Jesus was crucified, and now His followers are claiming that He rose from the dead. Not only that, but they are gathering … Continue reading

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First Week of Easter: Peter – a new man

  In the movie, The Time Traveler’s Wife, there are two distinct storylines in told in very different timeframes. It’s a little hard to keep track of the actions, but eventually they come together and it all becomes a little clearer. … Continue reading

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Reset

Every once in a while, we just need to push the reset button. Life is busy. Kids are crazy. Emotions are rolling. Things are moving in the wrong direction. Everything is in the right direction, except it’s all just a … Continue reading

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