“But the fruit of the Spirit is…self-control…” Galatians 5:22-23 NIV “A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls.” Proverbs 25:28 NLT Recently, I spent some time in the book of Nehemiah. Nehemiah was a man of God, used by God to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem, which had been broken down. While… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control
Written by: Stephanie Petska “But the fruit of the Spirit is…gentleness…” Galatians 5:22-23 NIV What comes to mind when you hear the word gentle? I think of softly caressing the fur of a pet or carefully handling a fragile heirloom, trying not to drop or damage it in any way. Gentleness can be a way we carry our… Continue reading The Fruit of Spirit: Gentleness
Please welcome our brand new team member, Cathy Woodside, as she shares part of her story with you! We are so happy and excited to be working with her. We know that God will use her to speak to all of you and we cannot wait to see Him do it! Writing has always been… Continue reading Testimony: Cathy Woodside
Written by: Nikki Laureano “But the fruit of the Spirit is…faithfulness…” Galatians 5:22 NIV When my husband and I got married, we truly had no idea what we were doing. Neither one of us was walking with the Lord at the time, and there was a part of me that feared I was committing to something… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness
“But the fruit of the Spirit is…goodness…” Galatians 5:22 NIV Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh the joys of those who take refuge in him. Psalm 34:8 NLT As I reflected on the goodness of God and how it relates to the fruit of the spirit I am reminded of Psalm 34:8… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness
Written by: Shani Ratliff “But the fruit of the Spirit is…kindness…” Galatians 5:22 NIV “And if they are saved by God’s kindness, then it is not by their good works. For in that case, God’s wonderful kindness would not be what it really is – free and undeserved.” Romans 11:6 Last month, when we each were picking… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness
“Come and hear, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me.” Psalm 66:16 NIV Exciting stuff is happening here on our blog. Our Writing Team is looking for guest writers! If you like to write and have a story to share, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you’re interested. We… Continue reading Guest Writers Wanted!