Tag Archives: Fruit of the Spirit

The Waiting – A Poem

I have loved Tom Petty since high school; his voice is just so unique. One of my favorite Tom Petty songs is The Waiting. The chorus of this song is: The waiting is the hardest part Every day you see … Continue reading

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Life by the Spirit the Way to Overcome

I have recently been pondering Galatians 5:13-26. Usually when I read Galatians 5, my focus is on verses 22-23, that wonderful list of the fruit of the Spirit: “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” But lately … Continue reading

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Out of the Heart

I know that we are not supposed to judge others (see Luke 6:37), and that only God is able to see into the heart of a man (see 1 Samuel 16:7). But right after command us to not judge, Jesus … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit

Continuing with the thought from my post yesterday, I want to write about the fruit of the Spirit that is set forth in Galatians. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and … Continue reading

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The Fruit of Self-Control

The irony of how I have put off writing this blog entry is not lost on me. The subject is the fruit of the Spirit of self-control. It was supposed to be yesterday’s entry. I have sat down to write … Continue reading

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