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National Chewing Gum Day

This is the day I have been wating for all year! Not really, but it sure beats National Red Beets Day! So, in honor of all of the different flavors and kinds of gum out there, I ask you this: What is your favorite Chewing Gum?

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Wretched Richard's Almanac: On the Bedpost Overnight

September 30, 1861

Born in Philadelphia in 1861, William Wrigley, Jr. became one of the foremost chewing gum industrialists in the world (just how many chewing gum industrialists are there in the world, you ask). 322 more words

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Self-Control

Readings:
New Testament Lesson: II Peter 1:1-9 (Controlled by Christ)
Gospel Lesson: Luke 6:27-36 (Turn the other cheek)

Today we look at the final fruit of the Spirit – self-control. 91 more words

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Gentleness

Readings:
New Testament Lesson: Philippians 2:1-11 (Imitating Christ’s humility)
Gospel Lesson: Luke 7:36-50 (Jesus anointed by a sinful woman)

The fruit of the spirit captures the character and nature of our Savior, and characteristics that take root in the life of every Christian living in Christ. 50 more words

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Faithfulness

Readings:
New Testament Lesson: Revelation 2:10 (Be faithful, even to the point of death)
Matthew 25:14-30 (The Parable of the Talents)

This week we consider faith or faithfulness as one of the elements of the fruit of the Spirit. 69 more words

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Goodness

Readings:
New Testament Lesson: Ephesians 2:1-10 (Alive in Christ)
Gospel Lesson: Matthew 19:16-22 (The rich young man- there is only one who is good)

“Goodness” as a Fruit of the Spirit can easily be reduced to mere moral behavior that subtly rejects the work of Jesus Christ in our lives. 100 more words

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