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Reflecting on Scripture: the Fruit of the Spirit

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Reflecting on Scripture: the Fruit of the Spirit

What does it mean to live above the law? How do you live above the law? Why would you want to live above the law? But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. –Galatians 5:22-23 Reflecting on scripture leads me to understand that in living a life in the spirit, seeking to follow God and please Him, your life naturally exhibits certain characteristics that put you in a place above the law. The law no longer pertains to you. Laws were written to keep people in check. When the spirit of God abides in you, the law becomes unnecessary. You “automatically” do what is right according to the Spirit of God. How does this happen? And I will give...

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Understanding the Experiences of Life: Mountain

»Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in understanding the experiences of life | 0 comments

Understanding the Experiences of Life: Mountain

Are you facing an obstacle in your life that is as HUGE as a mountain? Do you have NO IDEA how you are going to resolve this issue? Does it seem INSURMOUNTABLE to you? Yeshua (Jesus) said, “Have faith in God. Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. –Mark 11:22-24 (ESV) What happens if you pray and the mountain is actually removed? One of the most amazing and delightful attributes of the particular area in which I live is the gorgeous mountain that is in the vicinity. At 14,409...

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