S.E. Fairbanks

MORNING DEVOTIONS

Never forget to promote peace
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The fruit of the Spirit is…peace, patience…

(Galatians 5:22, CEB)

Never forget to promote peace,
Because a peaceful spirit practices patience.

(“Never Forget” Line 2)

If possible…live at peace with all people.

(Romans 12:18, CEB)

Give me a heart that desires peace, a mind that plans for peace, a soul…

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MORNING DEVOTIONS

Never forget to be joyful

Never forget to be joyful
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“But the fruit of the Spirit is…joy, peace…” (Galatians 5:22, CEB)

Never forget to be joyful because joyfulness brings peace.
(“Never Forget” Line 1)

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in faith so that you overflow with hope by the power of the Holy…

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MORNING DEVOTIONS

be slow to speak and make sure you understand, too
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Never forget to be patient,
Because patience is not too quick to speak.

(“Never Forget” Line 3)

Therefore, as God’s choice, holy and loved, put on compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. (Colossians 3:12, CEB)

You are abundantly patient, Lord, with me, an imperfect performer. Thank you. As I walk…

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Sep 11

Overcome evil with good

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NEVER FORGET

Never forget to be joyful,
Because joyfulness brings peace.

Never forget to promote peace,
Because a peaceful spirit practices patience.

Never forget to be patient,
Because patience is not too quick to speak.

Never forget to control the tongue,
Because an unguarded tongue often fails…

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MORNING DEVOTIONS

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Jesus…said to her, “Woman, where are they? Is there no one to condemn you?

She said, “No one, sir.”

Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you. Go…don’t sin anymore.”

(John 8:10–11, CEB)

Jesus mercifully saved this sinful woman by requiring the “righteous” men to condemn themselves, something they were unwilling…

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MORNING DEVOTIONS

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Peter and John were imprisoned for teaching Jesus’ resurrection (Acts 4:1–4). In response, the Sanhedrin demanded that they discontinue ALL speaking and teaching in the name of Jesus (Acts 4:5–18). When Peter and John explain that they cannot stop speaking about Jesus, they are threatened again (Acts 4:19–22).

Returning to…

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