Fruit of the Spirit – Gentleness

Photo by Roger Brown Sensitivity of disposition, kindness of behaviour and mildness in manner are ways gentleness is described. We come across people who fit either or all of those attributes and they might not necessarily be a Christ follower. So, how does gentleness as a fruit of the spirit equate with or differ from... Continue Reading →

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

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 →

When Unforgiveness Festers

Ahithophel is a name with a Hebrew origin meaning ‘Brother of Folly”. Contrary to what his name means Ahithophel was a wise, trusted and respected counsellor to King David. In 2 Samuel 16:23 we read “Now in those days the advice Ahithophel gave was like the one who inquires of God. That was how David... Continue Reading →

Let God Lead

1 Samuel 23:4 “Once again David inquired of the Lord, and the Lord answered him.”David was known as a man after God’s own heart (1 Samuel 13:14, Acts 13:22). As I continue to read through the book of Samuel, it is impossible not to notice a characteristic trait of David’s relationship with God. Multiple times... Continue Reading →

Blessings we Receive

Romans 5:1-6 “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance,... Continue Reading →

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