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What the Bible Says About Diligence – Parable of the Ten Virgins

Bible Summary. In the Parable of the Ten Virgins, the five wise virgins were diligent in that they followed through on their knowledge and took extra oil with them. Even though the wise virgins slept while waiting for the groom, their hearts were in the right place and they had acted in earnest to be … Continue reading What the Bible Says About Diligence – Parable of the Ten Virgins






The Nine-fold Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:22-23. The fruit of the Spirit consist of nine characteristics. These nine characteristics are evidence that the Holy Spirit is working in a person, and that through Jesus, God has made that person righteous. Galatians 5:22-23 says, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against … Continue reading The Nine-fold Fruit of the Spirit