by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: James 4:1-10   I.         One aspect of the fruit of the Spirit is meekness – Galatians 5:22-23             A.        Few view meekness as a desirable trait                         1.         Instead, people take assertiveness training                         2.         We are conditioned to be aggressive, to watch out for our own interests.             B.        Rudeness is in, consideration for others seems to be…

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Question: Mr. Jeffrey, I don’t admit this to many people, but I have an issue in my thinking when it comes to God. I have a fear that no matter what I do and no matter how I try to be righteous and help others get to heaven, that at Judgment Day God will hold…

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Question: Could you explain Hebrews 10:26-28? Answer: “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another,…

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Question: I have a few things that bother me from time to time and I can’t seem to be at peace with it. The topic of repentance comes to mind. I have read through some of your articles, as well as other articles, regarding repentance and its necessity for baptism (which I understand). My problem is…

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Question: How would I go about understanding my insecurities and work on eliminating them or coming to terms with them? I realize that my insecurities negatively affect every relationship that I am currently in and ones that I have lost because of my issues. I don’t want to continue to carry them around with me…

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Question: I have this question: how does one know if he has faith in God or not? For example, I find it hard to talk to people who fought with me, but not all people. Some I talk to without fear that they might yell at me and they forgive me. With a few, I…

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Question: I am  sorry you think I lied to you.  I just wanted your view.  I haven’t been able to get my Pastor to talk to me.  He just walked away and said he couldn’t help when I told him what my husband did to me.  I needed spiritual counsel and had no one to…

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