Peace in the Apostolic Home
Jun24

Peace in the Apostolic Home

The Bible is replete with lessons that teach us the proper way to treat others and conduct ourselves in personal relationships. Among the most important of these teachings is that our associations and dealings with others should exist within the boundaries and confines of peace. This biblical principle is general in nature and not specifically directed to the relationship between husbands and wives or immediate family members....

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Unity
Jun23

Unity

Scripture declares, “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” (Psalms 133:1). Unity is a vital concept in God’s Word. It is the Lord’s intention and expectation that there be unity in the church. Unity is the state of being one. To have unity is to have harmony and peace. It is the absence of rivalry, division, and discord. Only when the church has unity is it able to experience revival and...

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The Truth of the Fruit

“Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit…Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them” (Matthew 7:17-20). The above statements told by Jesus are very simple to comprehend on a physical level. However, He was presenting the “fruit test” as an analogy to convey spiritual truth. Just...

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Managing Stress In Marriage
May07

Managing Stress In Marriage

Most people are aware of the injurious personal costs of stress – those that harm the individual. However, we often do not consider the destructive interpersonal consequences – those that damage our relationships. Concerning marriage, the effects of stress can certainly present many difficult challenges. But, your marriage can survive – and even thrive – despite encountering stress if you learn to manage it properly. Causes of Stress...

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What is Temperance?
Apr10

What is Temperance?

Temperance is an uncommon and undervalued quality in our society. The Bible lists it as one of the nine fruit of the Spirit – the characteristics that demonstrate the abiding presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives (Gal 5:22-23). Therefore, temperance is an imperative attribute. What is temperance? Simply put, temperance means self-control, self-restraint, self-moderation, and self-discipline. It is the ability to exercise control or...

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