You’ll never see a hearse pulling a U-Haul! That’s because when we die, we leave all that we have behind! Let's talk about finding contentment in the legacy we leave behind. What will you leave your loved ones when you pass on?
In the popularly written and biblically based book, author Bill Crowder walks the reader through Christ's last days and hours on earth. Beginning in the upper room and then to Gethsemane and beyond, from betrayal and denial to mock trials, from the agony and victory of the cross to the ascension, the reader is compelled to see those momentous events…
It’s easy to feel satisfied when life is good. But when circumstances take a difficult turn, contentment can fly out the window! Let's explore the apostle Paul’s secret to contentment in every circumstance.
An experienced farmer knows there are seasons when crops flourish in the open air, and seasons when all growth happens underground. Even in our cold seasons, God is still at work, cultivating the fruits of Spirit.
Even a bottle labeled “fruit juice” can contain a large amount of artificial fruit flavors. It proves we can be easily fooled by inferior imitations. Let's play the part of produce inspectors and look for evidence that what is happening in our lives is 100 percent fruit of the Spirit!
Whether it’s taking another slice of chocolate cake, or losing our temper when frustrated, self-control can be difficult to maintain. But it’s a virtue we all need! Our study of the fruit of the Spirit continues.
By the world’s standards, gentleness is a weakness, not a virtue! We’ve been taught it’s imperative we stand up for ourselves. Discover that biblical gentleness is not a sign of being feeble—it’s the foundation of true strength! We’re talking about one of the fruits of the Spirit.
We use the word “good” to describe everything from favorite sneakers, to well-behaving pets. So what does it really mean to be “good”? Let's discuss how understanding God’s own goodness shows us exactly what it means to be good ourselves!
“The fruit of kindness” sounds a bit mushy, doesn’t it? Of all the godly fruit to cultivate, kindness seems to be the weakest of the bunch. More from our study on the fruit of the Spirit.
Whether it’s standing in line, waiting in the doctor’s office, or putting up with people who push our buttons, we have plenty of opportunities to develop patience. But it still seems to be the hardest fruit of the Spirit to grow! It’s an important fruit for spiritual health!