Remix: Student Devotionals

Fruit of the Spirit - Week 4, Day 3

Day 3: Follow God's Plan Dogs. Big dogs, little dogs, smelly dogs, clean dogs. Trained dogs, stupid dogs, brown dogs, black dogs, dogs, dogs, dogs! When I was a teenager, I had a dog. Her name was Muffy, and she is what I would consider a stupid, smelly, and small dog. Muffy is a Shih...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 3, Day 1

Joy, Joy, Joy! (Looking for Joy in the Wrong Places) Are you a joyful person, or have you bought into the illusion that joy and contentment are just around the next corner? We convince ourselves that life will be better after we graduate, then when we are in college, we think life will get...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 3, Day 2

Joy Killer #1: Selfishness (Serve Others) Why are so few people full of joy? I believe the number one joy killer in life is selfishness. When we make our life about us, what we like, what we want, what we need, that selfish attitude will rob us of joy. Listen. When the biggest thing in your...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 3, Day 3

Joy Killer #2: Being Ungrateful (Be Thankful) Another joy killer is being ungrateful. I'm sure you know by now that every parent wants their child to have a grateful heart, right? That's why after you are given something, if you forget to say "Thank you," they will remind you, so you don't...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 2, Day 1

Love Hurts (An "In Spite Of" Kind of Love) This might be the number one reason we aren't as loving as God has called us to be:Love hurts. If you truly love others the way we talked about last week, your heart will be broken by people. That really makes you want to love more, doesn't it? But...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 2, Day 2

Love is Unconditional (No Matter What) Years ago, there was a preacher named Dr. E. V. Hill. He was the pastor of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. He'd been there for years. The thing I liked the most about E. V. Hill was that he was a man of great integrity. He was not...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 2, Day 3

Righting the Wrongs (Love for Others) A minister kept a special notebook on his desk labeled, "Complaints of Members against Other Members." When someone called or came to tell him about the faults of another, the minister would say, "Here's my complaint book. I'll write down what you say...

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Fruit of The Spirit - Week 1

Day 1: What's Love Got to do With It? We live in a society that doesn't understand what love is. Think about it. The word "love" is the most overused word in the English language. We look our parents in the eye, and we say, "I love you!" Then, we look at a slice of pizza that is just oozing...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 1, Day 2

Day 2: Selfless Love, Not Selfish Love The second thing I want you to understand about love is that true love is selfless. It puts the needs of others ahead of themselves. Now, I am going to be honest with you. I don't like this kind of love. I like love when it is all about me. I love to be...

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Fruit of the Spirit - Week 1, Day 3

Day 3: Choose Love Here comes another tough truth about love. Are you ready? Love is choosing to do the loving thing, even when you don't feel like doing it. How many times in your life have you known what the loving thing to do is in a particular situation, but you still didn't do it? You saw...

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