In this final in the series, Richard takes us through one of the most difficult of fruits that marks us as belonging to Jesus, self-control. If it were up to us, we would never be able to bear this fruit, but we have help!
The gospel calls us to treat others the way God has treated us. We should love as we have been loved, forgive as we have been forgiven, and be gentle as God has been gentle with us. We see this in the parable that Jesus told in Matthew 18:21-35.
What is different about Christian kindness? Christian kindness is composed of three Christ-like qualities: Forgive as Christ forgave, Love as Christ loved and Sacrifice as Christ sacrificed himself.
How can there ever be peace in a world so full of every kind of war? We need the Holy Spirit to help us look beyond this world to One who offers us the kind of peace that we’re all waiting for. We need to Spirit to help us look to Jesus. Click on the […]
The Holy Spirit wants all of us to keep growing in the joy that comes from knowing Jesus Christ. He shows us the priceless kingdom of heaven, and helps us to meet and know the king who brings forgiveness, power and eternal hope.
There’s no doubt about it – love actually is all around us. But what does love for God and others look like when the Holy Spirit produces the fruit of love in us? We looked at Luke 7:36-50 to find out.
Paul wrote about the fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:12-26, and that’s where our new series starts. What does Paul mean by the fruit of the Spirit, and how should we expect to grow as believers in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control?