Tag Archives: bearing fruit

Credentials; October 7, 2018


2 Corinthians 3:4-6 Such confidence as this is ours through Christ before God. Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God. He has made us competent as ministers of a … Continue reading

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September 17, 2015


2 Corinthians 5:11 Since, then, we know what it is to fear the Lord, we try to persuade men. It has long been a mystery to me why so few Christians are active in trying to draw others into the … Continue reading

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July 27, 2014


Isaiah 61:11 For as the soil makes the sprout come up and a garden causes seeds to grow, so the Sovereign Lord will make righteousness and praise spring up before all nations. This is an interesting image that deserves some … Continue reading

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January 12, 2014


John 15:16 “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit – fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.” There are mysteries we … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013


Psalm 92:14-15 They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The LORD is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” Having just had my 65th birthday, this passage … Continue reading

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July 19, 2013


1 Corinthians 12:7 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve written or spoken on this verse, yet I still encounter so many people who … Continue reading

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October 22, 2012


Psalm 52:8 But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever. Having just talked about someone who trusted in material things and practiced evil, David here … Continue reading

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