“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control, against such Gal 5:22-23 By G. P. Avants We live in a time in history that has so precedence. Turning a corner we are seeing the obvious signs of the end. Depending on your perspective on these moments is history it can really make all the difference. Jesus said … Continue reading The True Lawless
By G.P. Avants “If someone is caught up in sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently.” Galatians 6:1 “Put it down and nobody gets hurt.” “Yeah, but you’ve got that dirt in my eye!” “It was an accident. I was just messing around. I didn’t do that on purpose.” “It still hurts.” “Just put down the dirt clod, okay.” “Hmmmmm.” “It’s … Continue reading A Little Dirt Can’t Hurt but Clod Clobbers Can!
By G.P. Avants It’s Christmas Eve. Merry Christmas everyone. If you’re like our family, we start watching Christmas movies right after Thanksgiving. This year we have been a little slack on our flicks, but we started off with a classic. Honestly, I have never watched this film from beginning to end , but I am glad I finally did. It’s a Wonderful Life really is … Continue reading The Measure of a Failure
“Cast your burden on the Lord and He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.” Psalm 55:22 Moses passed through 40’s the number of testing three times in his life. These wilderness times changed him into a man of God. Timing is everything. Being at the right place at the right time is good but being the RIGHT person … Continue reading 40 to the 3rd power (40x40x40)
By G. P. Avants “You understand, O Lord; remember me and care for me.” Jeremiah 15: 15 ( No, Pastor this is not a typo.) This is a story. A story about a woman, aquatic mammal, and a year pass to Sea World. “What a deal. If you buy a Sea World ticket before mid-May it will be good for the rest … Continue reading 40 Days of Porpoise
By G. P. Avants “Live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in this present age.” Titus 2:12 There is an Army slogan that we quote on our Saturday bike rides: “We get more done before 9am than most people do all day”. We’re up at 5:45am and pumped up before our families are stirring on a Saturday morning. How is it that more people seem to … Continue reading 24
By G. P. Avants My favorite subject in school was History. History was full of events and events were marked by memorable dates. I bet a few of these dates are ones you might feel are important. July 4, 1776, that one marks the beginning of America’s freedom. How about 1492? Yep, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Do you know what happened … Continue reading 02-02-02