Love in the Time of Anarchy

By G. P. Avants   “ Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” John 14:27    Today I asked a student if she was getting close to graduation. She said yes, but one teacher had failed so she had to stay a little longer. … Continue reading Love in the Time of Anarchy

The Super Fruit of Love

  “But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.” Colossians 3:14 By G.P. Avants Love is the culmination these short devotionals. I saved this one for last even though love is the root for all other super fruit of the soul.  I had hoped then when I got to this fruit that I would have something deep and profound … Continue reading The Super Fruit of Love

The Super Fruit of Joy 

  By G.P. Avants   “Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength!”                                       Nehemiah 8:10   Last time we spoke about the term super fruit. These are fruits that are highly nutritious and provide your body with essential food building blocks. Did you know that there are super fruits available for your soul? Our soul needs to … Continue reading The Super Fruit of Joy 

The Super Fruit of Peace 

By G.P. Avants “He is our peace.” Ephesians 2:14 Do you feel at peace or in pieces? That is what the world feels like at the moment. Where is peace and why does it seem just out of our  reach? The truth is the Lord has given us the very thing we need right at our finger tips. Picture the super fruit of patience as … Continue reading The Super Fruit of Peace 

The Super Fruit of Patience

  By G.P. Avants   “But let patience have its perfect work that you may be perfect, lacking nothing.”                                                                                  James 1:4   Have you heard … Continue reading The Super Fruit of Patience

The Super Fruit of Goodness 

  By G.P. Avants   “Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance.”                       Romans 2:4   Last time we spoke about the term super fruit. These are fruits that are highly nutritious and provide your body with essential food building blocks. Did you know that there are … Continue reading The Super Fruit of Goodness 

The Super Fruit of Faithfulness 

  “Therefore know that the Lord your God, He is faithful God who keeps covenant and mercy for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep his commandments,”                           Deuteronomy 7: 9   Have you heard about the term “super fruit”? These are fruits that are highly nutritious and provide your … Continue reading The Super Fruit of Faithfulness