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Peace – Fruit of the Spirit

Peace – Fruit of the Spirit

John 14v23-31 The world is quite keen on peace – national peace, interpersonal peace, personal peace. But do they have peace? Isaiah 59v7-8 – they don’t know peace Isaiah 57v19-20 – there is no peace for the wicked Jer 6v14 – they say ‘peace, peace’ when there is no peace Jesus gives peace not as […]

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Joy – Fruit of the Spirit

Joy – Fruit of the Spirit

John 15v1-27 How does the world look on happiness? Think of the sort of things that make them happy. By measuring happiness you can see how successful men are in life, because that’s their purpose. Is it any good as a purpose for life? Solomon tells us that pleasure is vain (Eccl 2v1-11) – you […]

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Love – Fruit of the Spirit

Love – Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5v13 – 6v5 Does the world understand love? Think of how the word is used – often just a sentiment, which may change tomorrow, something that’s there to make me happy. Look at what the Bible says – it’s the greatest commandment, and the second greatest as well: Matthew 22v37-39 Who and what should […]

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