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Oil and Water: Classism

In God’s economy, there is no correlation between worth and net worth. None of us want to label people based on something as superficial as income, but in a society that’s constantly making comparisons and ranking people based on money, that mindset can subtly work it’s way in.   Scripture: Galatians 3:26-28, James 2:1-9

The Nine: Love

Love is the ultimate good, and the ultimate fruit… but, it varies in kind and it also varies in health. Not all love is healthy, or pure. So, what are the healthy loves? The purest loves? The most God-like? That needs to be our target. If we want to love like Jesus, we have to […]

The Nine: Joy

Joy isn’t happiness, it isn’t pleasure, and it isn’t the absence of sadness.  Joy is grace recognized.  While we can’t summon or manufacture joy, we can apply the words of Jesus in John 15, which he said, “so that his joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.   John 15:1-11; […]

The Nine: Peace

We can only bear the fruit of Peace when our hearts are hydrated by the perfect love of God.  Knowing and receiving God’s perfect love for us is what gives us peace: peace with God, peace with others, peace with life, and peace with death. Galatians 5:22-26; 1 John 4:18; Romans 5:1; Romans 12:18; 1 […]