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Week 10 – 1 John Bible Study (1 John 4:7-21)

By lisa rippy / October 21, 2022

HERE IS THE LINK TO Week 10 Bible study –  and attached is the listening guide. 1 John Week 10 Love Is   What does the “love from God” look like when it is occupying and operating in and through our life? Does the Bible tell us specifically what love…

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Love Keeps No List of Wrongs

By lisa rippy / October 19, 2022

“Love keeps no record of wrongs.” Some Bible translations says, “Love thinks no evil.” The word literally “thinks no evil” is the Greek word logizomai. And that word is an accountant’s word; it literally means “to keep a mathematical calculation.” It is the word that is used in a ledger…

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Week 8 – 1 John Bible Study (1 John 3:1-24)

By lisa rippy / October 18, 2022

“Children of God Love One Another” is the title to Apostle John’s letter found in the third chapter of First John. He already addressed this one distinguishing mark of love concerning a true child of God in the second chapter, but now in chapter three he takes the quality of…

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“Yet Hates…”

By lisa rippy / September 17, 2022

Yet hates … (1 John 2:9) I can remember the day I was sitting on our sofa at home, study Bible in my lap and coming to 1 John 2:9. I just couldn’t breeze on over to verse 10 because of these two words that stopped me right there  –…

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Week 2 – 1 John Bible Study

By lisa rippy / August 26, 2022

Hi friend, What a wonderful night of listening and gathering more insights from the Word we had this past Wednesday night!  I knew it was going to take the full time together to cover such a volume of material, but it’s so necessary that we understand who John was as he…

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"The Better Way" Giveaway

By lisa rippy / April 14, 2017

One thing my mother used to always tell me is something her grandmother would often say to her: “Start off like you want to end up.” In the most practical sense, that little phrase can be applied to our life in so many ways. You want to end up 10…

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I Just Soon Choose To Love

By lisa rippy / January 4, 2017

When your 20 year old daughter comes to visit and brings in the new year with you, it’s a huge gift from the Lord that this overly elated mother savored every. single. milla-second of! As she left to go back to Franklin, TN, yesterday morning, I called Rip while I…

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Falling In Love…Again! A sweet visit with Kimandria Futral

By lisa rippy / October 31, 2016

When we think about “falling in love” what a wonderful thought it is…and when we think of falling in love over and over again, what an even greater and more wonderful thought! My sister and friend in Christ, Kimandria Futral, shares such wisdom in how to live falling in love…

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By lisa rippy / October 10, 2016



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Patience Is …

By Rene' Collins / May 20, 2016

  I have the privilege of working among the staff at my local church. I sent them all an email asking for their personal thoughts on patience. I received an abundance of good information! If I were to share it all, I’d be writing posts on patience for months! Here…

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