Tag Archives: Fruits of the Spirit

Restrained by Grace

It is the grace of God that keeps me from being the me I used to be. God is working in me, pouring out His grace in ways that will help me to crucify the old nature, the old man within me, and to live the new life in the power of His Spirit. Continue reading

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Our Fruit Will Be What We Are

“If we would do holy deeds we must be holy men, every day and all the days that God grants us here below.” A. W. Tozer Continue reading

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The Barren Fig-tree

In preparing for this Sunday’s sermon on John 15:1-11, I stumbled upon yet another poem from Robert Murray McCheyne that I thought worth sharing. Within a vineyard’s sunny bound An ample fig-tree shelter found, Enjoying sun and showers— The boughs … Continue reading

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Anger Management

In C. S. Lewis book, The Great Divorce, Lewis has a dream in which he finds himself on a bus ride from hell to heaven.  Along the way, he observes as various passengers on the bus either decide to turn … Continue reading

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