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Overflowing With Gentleness (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

There are choices we must make every day as we relate to others.  To extend grace or not to.  To freely forgive…

Determined In Faith (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

Taking a slight turn this week, our discussion of The Fruit moves toward faith itself.  As mentioned, all traits within Galatians 5:22,23…

Motivated In Goodness (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

In continuing on in The Fruit series, I have to admit I have a strong desire just to know how you are…

Marked By Kindness (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

In 2019, I felt compelled to spend some time venturing into the Fruit of The Spirit; a topic which I feel is…

Guided By Patience (The Fruit Series)

Patience.  Arrggh.  This one’s a toughie.  Get this:  in some versions of the Bible, the actual word for patience in the listing of the fruit of the Spirit is translated as long-suffering.  That to me is an accurate and…

Filled With Peace (The Fruit Series)

If you’ve read much of the Bible, you know the concept of peace is often cited; certainly through the Gospels with Jesus but also in many other contexts.  It can be a very broad term in which a discussion can…

Defined By Joy (The Fruit Series)

I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy, 
Down in my heart, 
Down in my heart to stay. 

You’ll have to forgive me as this old children’s melody (I’ve Got The Joy) seems to pop into my head as I consider…

Compelled By Love (The Fruit Series)

I realize that in starting a series on the fruit of the Spirit, some of these topics can appear pretty broad and nebulous in scope.  Case in point, our first topic today:  love.  There will be times in this series…

The Fruit - An Introduction 

The longer I do a weekly blog, the more I’m aware there’s so much out there I’d like to write about.  Ideas seem to foster more ideas.  But there’s only so much time and so many hours within a day…