The Fruit of the Spirit – Kindness

Photos by Lisa, Kevin Malik and Vie Studio Kindness is a universal language. It is generally defined as the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate. For the world it might stem from just being human and decent. But for us Christ followers, it stems from the creator Himself. God’s kindness stems from His perfect... Continue Reading →

The Fruit of the Spirit – Patience

Photo by Abdullah In the age where we have gotten accustomed to everything immediate, we respond poorly when we have to exhibit patience towards others or when God intends for us to be patient with what He is doing. What is Patience? Patience is defined as the capacity to accept or tolerate delays, problems or... Continue Reading →

The Fruit of the Spirit – Joy

Photo by Bekka Mongeau What is Joy? Joy is often described as a feeling of great happiness. But the Joy that we talk about here, described in Galatians 5 as the fruit of the spirit is ‘Spiritual Joy’. It goes beyond happiness. Happiness is external, dependent on things that happen to and around us. Spiritual... Continue Reading →

The Fruit of the Spirit – Love

Photo by Thijs van der Weide Last week I wrote about ‘The fruit of the Spirit’. Continuing on in that same vein, today we look at Love. Jesus said in Mark 12:29-31 that the two greatest commandments were to “Love God with all your heart, mind, soul and strength and the second is to love... Continue Reading →

The Fruit of the Spirit

Photo by Any Lane and Jeanie Shepard Ministries In Galatians 5:16 Paul writes to ‘Live by the Spirit’. The Spirit dwells in us when we are in Christ (John 14:17). To live by the spirit is to turn from one’s own sinful nature, shedding our own desires, dying to self and following Christ. To live... Continue Reading →

The Narrow Path with Christ

Photo by Maria Orlova Jeremiah lived in days that echo our times today in many ways. Wickedness, corruption, false teaching, disrespect for God, disregard for His word and His ways, pursuit of self and satisfaction outside of God. The last few chapters of Jeremiah (46-52), consist of a series of prophecies against nations, it begins... Continue Reading →

Being Faithful in a Fragmented World

Photo by Brandon Montrone Jeremiah 45 entails a message of encouragement to Baruch from God. Who was Baruch? Baruch was Jeremiah’s faithful scribe and friend. Baruch was obedient to God and was beside Jeremiah through his ministry. Baruch wrote all the words God instructed Jeremiah to in a scroll and even at times spoke on... Continue Reading →

Misplaced Trust

Photo by Errin Casano Have you ever attributed praise or accomplishment to something or someone and believed it with a firmness and conviction that even when faced with opposing evidence of the same, we can at times falter in seeing the truth or believing it? In Jeremiah 44, we see the remnant of Judah who... Continue Reading →

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