For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in … More
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things … More
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it the elders … More
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness and self-control. Against such there is … More
And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels … More
We come now to KINDNESS, the fifth of the nine-part fruit of the Spirit. While most Bible translations use the word ‘kindness’ for this part of the fruit of the Spirit, the Authorized Version uses the word ‘gentleness’, and that broadens the scope of this part of the fruit.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was … More
In our continuing meditations on the gifts that the indwelling Holy Spirit brings into the life of a believer – … 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.
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.