Sports Minister Devotional

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

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Fruits of the Spirit Special: Kindness   READ: 1 Thessalonians 5   VERSE: “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:11 We’ve been playing soccer for just over two weeks now. It’s been so great to get back outside and get together with some of…

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Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

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Fruits of the Spirit Special – Patience   READ: Lamentations 3 Verse: “The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.” As a kid, long road trips were the worst. You’re packed into a…

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Fruits of the Spirit: Peace

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Fruit of the Spirits Special: Peace  Read: Romans 5: 1-5 Verse: “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we[a] have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (vs 1) The third fruit of the spirit we will be taking a look at is peace. Once again, this is a fruit of the spirit…

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Fruits of the Spirit: Joy

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Fruit of the Spirit Special: Joy   READ: Proverbs 17 VERSE: “A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” (vs 22) Winning is great. I’m an extremely competitive person, so winning is usually my number 1 goal when it comes to almost any sport or even a mundane task.…

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Fruits of the Spirit: Love

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Fruit of the Spirit Special: Love READ: 1 Corinthians 13 Verse: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” (vs 4-5) To start off this…

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God as the Spectator

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READ Romans 12:1-8 Verse: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” (vs2) It’s been a while since we’ve been able to play sports together normally and…

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Character Check

150 150 Chantale Sindrey

We are already part way through the season, how’s your character? As Christians, our goal is to become more like Christ, to think how he thought and to behave how he behaved. This is obviously a very high standard to achieve and in fact, we know we can’t achieve it. But if we want to…

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Winning Isn’t Everything

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Don’t hate on this. I know we all want to win and I’m definitely included in that group. I’m also not saying winning isn’t an important goal to have. But what if winning was defined differently and had nothing to do with the scoreboard? Stay with me… What if winning became more about making sure…

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Accountability

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Accountability is important when in a position of leadership. Sometimes we can’t see how our own behaviour is having a negative effect on others and we need someone else to point it out. As Captains and Coaches of Reach Forth, you are setting the tone for your league. Although on the field you may be…

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Lead By Example

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Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Watch over it willingly, not grudgingly-not for what you will get out of it, but because you are eager to serve God. Don’t lord it over the people assigned to your care, but lead them by your own good example. And when the Great Shepherd…

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