But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such there … More
In our continuing meditations on the gifts that the indwelling Holy Spirit brings into the life of a believer – … More
In continuation of our series looking at the various parts of the fruit of the Spirit that the Apostle Paul … More
In the last article on the Holy Spirit, we read that He does a deep work in the lives of believers. Whereas for many, the presence of the Spirit is about forms and mannerisms, we said that it is supposed to be more than that. The Holy Spirit “brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an
orchard.” In the next series of articles, we will meditate on the outworking of the deep work of the Spirit in our lives, what the book of Galatians describes as the fruit of the Spirit. The first on that list is LOVE.
Now when they drew near Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His … More
In the previous meditations on the subject of growth, it had been established that every child grows and so we too, as God’s children, must grow. It was also made clear that the growth of a child of God must be a growth into Christ, in all things.
The primal purpose of all the work of the grace of God in your life, is to make you “to be conformed to the likeness of his Son.” The reason why he “gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;” is “to prepare God’s people for works of service” so that we “may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.