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About parklinscomb

I'm a minister for the church of Christ in Manchester NH where I've worked since the 1970's. I'm a big fan of my family, archaeology, the Bible, the Lord's church, and Gander Brook Christian Camp.

THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, CONTINUING GAL 5:19FF

Before we begin talking about the individual qualities of the fruit of the Spirit, we should talk about concept of fruit of the Spirit. First, let’s notice that this fruit is from the Spirit of God; the result of His … Continue reading

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A Series Study on the Works of the Flesh and Fruit of the Spirit, Part 4

We’ve been talking in this blogging space for the last few times about the works of the flesh. Last post was about relational sins of strife, enmity, etc. which seems particularly relevant recently given the violent shooting of congressman Scalise. … Continue reading

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A Series Study on the Works of the Flesh and Fruit of the Spirit, Part 3

In the last couple of posts we’ve been looking at the works of the flesh and the fruit of the Spirit as Paul lays them out in Galatians 5:19-23. The first two installments were about the sins of improper sexual … Continue reading

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A Series Study on the Works of the Flesh and Fruit of the Spirit, Part 2

In my last post I began a series on Galatians 5:19-23, the works of the flesh and the fruit of the Spirit. Last time we gave our focus to the sexual sins catalogued in this list. This post we’ll give … Continue reading

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A Series Study on the Works of the Flesh and Fruit of the Spirit, Part 1

The Christian is to walk and live by the Spirit and not according to the flesh (Galatians 5:16-18 and Romans 8:5-14). But for everyone who has decided to follow Jesus there is the discovery of how difficult discipleship is. One … Continue reading

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Key 5 to Spiritual Growth…THEY BEGAN SELLING THEIR PROPERTY AND POSSESSIONS, AND WERE SHARING THEM… 

Getting involved in the work of the Lord! This is the last of a series of posts focused on personal spiritual growth, not just for new Christians, but for Christians of every “age”. We’ve used Acts 2:42-47 as a template … Continue reading

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KEY 4 TO SPIRITUAL GROWTH-DEVOTED TO…BREAKING BREAD…PRAISING GOD 

Over the last few posts we’ve been looking at spiritual growth strategies not only for new Christians but for all Christians. To do this, we’ve taken the examples of the very first Christians and the things they did as found … Continue reading

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