Author: J David Peever (Dave)

Son, Husband, father, grandfather, transitional pastor, author and blogger who desires to follow God's plan, done God's way, in God's timing, with God's chosen resources. #bgbg2 #Blueprint #Live4Him

The Fruit of the Spirit

Some fruit is bitter, other fruit is small or lacks colour. We too produce fruit that is not always the biggest, best, most flavourful and colourful. As we seek more of God the fruit of His spirit dwelling in us will improve the quality of the: love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,  gentleness and self-control we produce.  Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV)

Shepherd or Hired Hand

Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve;  not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.  And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away. 1 Peter 5:2-4 (NIV)

Temple Anger

I have to admit, I get angry. Sometimes I get angry with good reason. Sometimes I get angry for no reason. Sometimes I am angry because of things done to me. Sometimes I am angry because of things done to others. Sometimes I am angry because things aren’t done. Sometimes I get angry because things are done wrong. Sometimes (more…)