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“But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.” James 3:17 This time of year, there are lots of opportunities to show mercy and do good deeds for others.  Food banks, children’s organizations, churches, etc. are looking for donations to provide Christmas gifts and food for the less fortunate in our areas.  Number five on our list is very appropriate. MERCY AND GOOD DEEDS It is not a question of asking God for wisdom as to whether we should get…

“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony.” Colossians 3:14 I’m not a very fashionable person. I love clothes as much as the next woman, but I struggle with pairing patterns, prints and colours together. I try and keep it simple with dresses that don’t need to be matched with anything, and subtle, neutral colours. Kudos to all you women out there who excel in the fashion department! There is an article of clothing though that we all should be brilliant at putting on, and that is love. This scripture tells us to “clothe…

 “Then will I teach transgressors thy ways…”Psalm 51:13 I was once a transgressor. Yes, I was that person you saw with her hands raised one week and then slowly fade into a distant memory. I was that girl who was lost, then saved, then lost again. What I needed, and what every transgressor needs, is love. Love that surpasses judgment. Love that overwhelms disappointment. And, love that abounds. The Bible clearly states that all have sinned and have come short of the glory of God. If you have been in the place of a transgressor, then you know that people deal…