Monthly Archives: July 2010

Piety & Fear of the Lord

By:  Staci Stallings And the Greatest of These is Love Piety is a word I used only in relation to God for many years.  A pious person was one who was respectful in church, one who took God very seriously … Continue reading

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Fortitude

By:  Staci Stallings Chapter 5 Fortitude, Piety, Fear of the Lord Those Pesky Hard Decisions Remember our discussion from the previous chapter about the two reasons a decision becomes difficult. 1)      You know the right decision but it’s just too … Continue reading

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Right Counsel

Chapter 4 Right Counsel Shaky Houses As we discussed in the second chapter, a house that’s built willy-nilly will take forever to build and will probably not stand once it’s up.  You will have nothing but trouble with such a … Continue reading

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Wisdom

By: Staci Stallings And the Wisdom… Wisdom.  Often when we think of the word wisdom, it is in relation to an older person.  If you hear of someone younger with the gift of wisdom, you will hear people say, “They … Continue reading

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Knowledge & Understanding

By: Staci Stallings CHAPTER 3 Knowledge, Understanding, Wisdom We will now begin looking at each Gift and seeing how they build on each other. A Foundation of Knowledge “Knowledge” is the first Gift of the Holy Spirit.  Think of knowledge … Continue reading

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Gifts for the Head, Gifts for the Heart

By: Staci Stallings Gifts for the Head, Gifts for the Heart When I teach the Gifts of the Holy Spirit to my Sunday School class, I have them start by pointing at their head for the first three (Knowledge, Understanding, … Continue reading

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Working out Some Kinks

By:  Staci Stallings For those who got the last post about positive thinking, you should know that it was supposed to be posted at God Positive.  You can hop over there to read more. http://godpositive.wordpress.com/ Thank you for your patience … Continue reading

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Positive Thinking in the Thought-Belief Conversation

By Staci Stallings Positive Thinking in the Thought-Belief Conversation You may be wondering why if our thoughts are so powerful, why doesn’t just thinking positively work? Let’s try our Thought-Belief Conversation using positive thoughts. Thought:  I can do this.  I … Continue reading

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Gifts from God

By:  Staci Stallings CHAPTER 2 Gifts from God Gifts—God gives, We receive It’s important to point out before we go any further that we are studying The GIFTS of the Holy Spirit.  That means you don’t earn these, you don’t … Continue reading

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Learning the Gifts

By:  Staci Stallings The Gifts The Holy Spirit’s Presents to You The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of … Continue reading

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