The seventh fruit of Spirit is faithfulness. But, what is faithfulness as it is talked about in the Bible? Specifically as a fruit of the Spirit? Faithfulness is “steadfastness, constancy or allegiance; it carefulness is keeping what we are entrusted with; it is the conviction that the Scriptures accurately reflect reality. Biblical faithfulness requires belief … More Fruit of the Spirit- What is Faithfulness
What is the best Bible translation? Does it really matter? Or is one just as good as another? Is it just a matter of personal preference? There are so many Bible translations out there. How do you choose the right one? I actually have several different translations. I have a King James Version, New King … More Is There a Best Bible Translation?
Goodness is the sixth Fruit of the Spirit but there’s more to goodness than you might think at first glance. BibleStudyTools.com says this about goodness: “Goodness in man is not a mere passive quality, but the deliberate preference of right to wrong, the firm and persistent resistance of all moral evil, and the choosing and following … More Fruit of the Spirit- Goodness
For your free Kindle Ebook- Loving Jesus: A 30 Day Devotional Click HERE. The free promotion ends at the end of the day on Tuesday, July 11th. Loving Jesus: A 30 Day Devotionals inspired by the trials and tribulations that I have faced in my own walk of faith and how God has always been … More FREE KINDLE EBOOK – 4 Days Only
The fifth fruit of the Spirit is Gentleness which is often confused with meekness. In some translations the word gentleness is used instead of meekness and Kindness is used interchangeably with gentleness. The exact meanings can get confused when translating these words from the original Greek because the Greek language has more precise words to … More Fruit of the Spirit- Gentleness
In a previous post entitled Temples of the Holy Spirit, I outlined exactly what that means according to the Bible. Today, I want to expand on that topic and apply that to today’s world. 1Corinthians 6:19-20 says, “Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, who you … More Temples of the Holy Spirit- Part 2
The fourth Fruit of the Spirit is patience. Although I’ve gotten better over the years, patience is one fruit of the spirit that I struggle with more than others. I have a tendency to want things now. I’m not real good at waiting. If there’s one thing I’ve discovered in my relationship with the Lord, … More Fruit of the Spirit – Patience
The third fruit of the Spirit is Peace. However, the world we live in today is anything but peaceful. It is filled with violence and evil. It seems like every day, there is some new terrorist bombing or someone is getting shot. It’s on the news, the internet, social media, our city streets and even … More Fruit of the Spirit – Peace
When we go through a difficult time or life doesn’t go our way, we often ask ourselves “Why me Lord?” We think life is unfair or that we don’t deserve it. We try to figure out what we did wrong because, otherwise, it doesn’t make sense. In this day of social media and selfies and … More Why Me Lord?
The second of the fruits of the spirit is Joy. But, what is joy? In Christian circles, we often hear the word “Joy” thrown around a lot. But, what is it? How do you define joy? How similar are joy and happiness? Let’s explore. Definitions What is Joy? Joy is defined as “a feeling of … More Fruits of the Spirit – What is Joy?