Monthly Archives: March 2011

Love Your Enemies

We continue today with our series, Thriving in God’s Garden, a study based on the fruit of the Spirit as described in Galatians 5:22. This week, we are learning about our love relationship with God and with others. Today, I … Continue reading

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Do You Love God?

In our current series, Thriving in God’s Garden, we are focusing on the topic of love this week. Yesterday, we took time to think about the depth of God’s love for us. Today, I would like to reflect upon what … Continue reading

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God Loves Us

This week, I would like to talk about love in my series for survivors of abuse and trauma, Thriving in God’s Garden. My focus is not on the type of romantic love that we think about on Valentine’s Day or … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit

Today, we begin a new series, Thriving in God’s Garden. This study is based on the fruit of the Spirit, as found in Galatians 5:22 (NIV): But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, … Continue reading

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Release Your Enemy to God

For the past two months, we have journeyed together through my series, Removing the Roadblocks to Forgiveness. Today is the final post on this topic. Next week, we will begin a new series based on the fruit of the Spirit, … Continue reading

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Restitution Makes Our Apologies Sincere

We have just two days remaining in this series, Removing the Roadblocks to Forgiveness. We have discovered that asking God to forgive us and apologizing to the people we have hurt helps us to understand what we want our enemies … Continue reading

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Ask Others to Forgive You

My series, Removing the Roadblocks to Forgiveness, offers survivors of abuse and trauma an opportunity to find healing through forgiving others. For the past week, we have been discovering that the best way to learn how to forgive is to … Continue reading

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The Only Person You Can Change is You

We are drawing close to the end of our series, Removing the Roadblocks to Forgiveness. Along the way, we have learned about how abuse and trauma changes us, how God plays an important role in the process, and how imperative … Continue reading

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