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don’t confuse spiritual gifts with spiritual fruit

Spiritual gifts “are abilities God gives us to meet the needs of others in Christ’s name: speaking, encouraging, serving, evangelizing, teaching, leading, administering, counseling, discipling, organizing….Spiritual fruit are beauties of character: love, joy, peace, humility, gentleness, self-control. Spiritual gifts are … Continue reading

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when we exercise spiritual gifts

When we exercise the gifts which Christ has given us we are really saying to our fellow Christians and others: “See how much the Lord Jesus Christ loves you and cares for you; He has sent me to serve you … Continue reading

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It’s good to be brought down

The process hurts. When pride is disciplined, the sting bites. But it’s good to be brought down. It’s good when our self-serving — even if carefully-crafted and vigilantly-guarded — self-elevating-image shatters. For in the shattering, we’re freed to return to … Continue reading

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