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 – 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 →

What kind of Worship?

In Jeremiah 7 we read one of the temple messages that God gives through His prophet Jeremiah, to His people. God’s message is to reform their ways, in verse 3 God says “Reform your ways and your actions and I will let you live in this place.” What were the people doing that they had... Continue Reading →

Prepare your Minds for Action

1 Peter 1:13 “Therefore prepare your minds for action: be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.” I was reading 1 Peter 1 in my daily reading and was really struck by this verse especially the first part that said ‘Therefore prepare your minds for... 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 →

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