Fruit of the Spirit

Author: Marcia Hornok
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 1624160646
Format: PDF, ePub
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Here is a delightful women’s devotional that celebrates the fruit of the spirit and the joy it brings to a Christian’s life. Thoughtful readings speak to the heart of readers, and lovely prayers, memorable quotations, and scripture passages add to the rich spiritual depth of the book. Set in a charming 4-color design, Fruit of the Spirit the perfect book to give as a gift or use for personal quiet time.

Galatians Understanding the Bible Commentary Series

Author: L. Ann Jervis
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441236503
Format: PDF
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The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series helps readers navigate the strange and sometimes intimidating literary terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of interpretation using the full range of critical methodologies and practices, yet they do so as people of faith who hold the text in the highest regard. Pastors, teachers, and lay people alike will cherish the truth found in this commentary series.

Inkspirations Fruit of the Spirit

Author: Lorrie Bennett
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757319580
Format: PDF
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Trying to find solid ground in a shaky world is sometimes challenging, but God has blessed us with powerful provisions to enrich our spiritual lives, provisions like The Fruit of the Spirit, powerful virtues that can keep us fortified as we walk an inspired path, no matter what the circumstances. As Galatians 5:22-23 explains, "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control." And while it's easy to talk about these virtues, it's sometimes hard to put them into practice. Whenever you need to renew your faith or feel inspired, spend time with this uplifting collection of Scriptures and quotes that celebrate the Fruit of the Spirit. Each empowering verse is perfect for reflection, coloring groups, or Bible study and is showcased by stunning art from illustrator Lorrie Bennett.

Life on the Vine

Author: Philip D. Kenneson
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830822195
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book can be read on several levels: as biblical and theological study, as an inspring work on spirituality, as cultural analysis ...

Holy Bible

Author: New International Version
ISBN: 9781444701500
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With over 400 million Bibles in print, the New International Version is the world's most popular modern English Bible. It is renowned for its combination of reliability and readability. Fully revised and updated for the first time in 25 years, the NIV is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study.This Bible also features: clear, readable 9pt text easy-to-read layout maps shortcuts to key stories, events and people of the Bible reading plan timeline book by book overview quick links to find inspiration and help from the Bible in different life situations.British Text This edition uses British spelling, punctuation and grammar to allow the Bible to be read more naturally. More about the translation This revised and updated edition of the NIV includes three main types of change, taking into account changes in the way we use language day to day; advances in biblical scholarship and understanding; and the need to ensure that gender accurate language is used, to faithfully reflect whether men and women are referred to in each instance. The translators have carefully assessed a huge body of scholarship, as well as inviting peer submissions, in order to review every word of the existing NIV to ensure it remains as clear and relevant today as when it was first published. Royalties from all sales of the NIV Bible help Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, in their work of translating and distributing Bibles around the world.

Life Letters

Author: Becky S. Doughty
Publisher: Bravehearts Press
ISBN: 9780984584802
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Life Letters: The Fruit of The Spirit is a collection of letters personally penned by nine women from the Bible whose lives demonstrate what it means to produce the character traits of a believer; the "fruit" of the Spirit. Each letter focuses on one of the fruit listed in Galatians 5:22-23: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Every letter concludes by taking the reader back to the Scriptures for a life-application study.

Deeper Into the Word

Author: Keri Wyatt Kent
Publisher: Bethany House
ISBN: 9781441214676
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Translators have done their best to render the words of the Bible into English, but capturing the nuances of the ancient languages is an inexact science. Kent gives readers an opportunity to investigate the roots and biblical context of the words within the Word. Deeper into the Word is a fascinating devotional, but it can also be used as an accessible reference tool, as it explores 100 of the most important words of the New Testament. Kent unpacks each word's Greek origins, shows how it is used in the Bible, and offers insights into its significance in our lives.

Improving Life

Author: William C. Jarvis
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449027288
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The purpose of this book is to present a way that a person may always have improvement in the quality of life through bringing attention to living the characteristics of the "Fruit of the Spirit" established in Galatians 5:22-23. "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." There are suggested ideas for implementing the traits of the Fruit of the Spirit in daily life. Charts are provided to record progress on this implementation for personal reflection and/or small group discussion. A person leans on faith in moments of crisis. If a person consciously makes the characteristics of the "fruit of the spirit" an ongoing response to all situations in life, he will become stronger in his faith and get the best out of life. There is unlimited power when a person has a faith that results in these qualities. Improvement in a person's life can be outward; that is, seen by others. It can also be experienced by the way a person thinks or psychological improvement in a person's personal outlook on life. This can happen, even if there is limited physical improvement; although many studies support the fact that an optimistic outlook has a definite positive impact on physical healing. Faith implies a positive attitude that believes one will always improve, even if very small, until the day one dies. In summary, every person can continually improve his or her life by living by the qualities of the "Fruit of the Spirit": love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. When you make these qualities a part of everyday life, life becomes the best it can be. This book is an explanation of each characteristic with the challenge and opportunity to implement each as a part of a person's experience. There is also an original oil painting by Dr. Jarvis to represent each characteristic.

Inspired Uplifted and Enlightened

Author: Kim Broussard
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595305229
Format: PDF, Docs
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Inspired, Uplifted, and Enlightened! is definitely a book that's "Soul Food". This book will inspire people who need encouragement; uplift people who are hurting, have feelings of despair or are low in spirit; and enlighten people to receive spiritual insight. For those who have lost their way or missed the mark, this book is dedicated to help put them back on the right track and to restore their faith in God. Some of the poems and short stories are a reflection of the author's life. Even though she fell from God's grace because of trials, tribulations, and several setbacks, she managed to find her way back to her heavenly Father through the Word of God, praise, worship, prayer, and fasting. Through her testimony, in the form of poetry, short stories, and Bible passages, you will be Inspired, Uplifted, and Enlightened!

A Woman Adorned

Author: Wanda L. Wilson
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 149179741X
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In A Woman Adorned, author Wanda L. Wilson offers a unique look at Galatians 5:22 and 23. Wilson discusses dressing to represent ones faith and virtues and using an accessory to represent each of the fruit of the Spirit. Beginning with the foundation of a white dress, the garment of salvation, A Woman Adorned presents a look at the elements of love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, and temperance. It is an outward expression of an inward truth for a woman who longs to walk in the Spirit. Praise for A Woman Adorned Ive experienced her passionate Bible teaching. Wanda epitomizes the well-adorned woman. The reader will discover Scriptural applications in her walk with the Lord. Donna Nealy, director of Womens Ministries, 3 Forks Baptist Association, Boone, North Carolina Wanda uses her gifts to motivate Christian ladies in evangelism and in living Spirit-filled lives. Her ministry is a great blessing to the family of God! --John Cole, Associate Evangelist of the Johnny Wilson Evangelistic Association