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What’s So Powerful About Gentleness

Have you wondered why one of the fruit of the Spirit is gentleness? What’s so great about being gentle? It’s definitely not a trait the world would champion. The connotations of this word evoke thoughts of weakness rather than strength, but strength and power live in the heart of the fruit of the Spirit of gentleness. As many biblical words, …

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What to Pray when You Need Patience

“Don’t pray for patience.” Don’t you love how people give you this advice with a chuckle and smirk on their face? Yet we all know where they’re coming from. It seems as soon as we pray for patience we pay for it with a loooooooong wait in the Chick-fil-A line. Can I get a witness? Of course, getting stuck in …

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How to Find Joy When You Can’t

I have a confession. Most of the time, I’m a joyful person, but I have my days. And when those days come, I cannot make myself choose joy. It’s a really popular saying right now. Many would prove it biblical, but it’s not always possible in my experience. I’ve tried. In fact, trying to force myself to be joyful made …

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