Tag Archives: Galatians

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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Two Scriptures and a Devotional, My Tuesday Three

Last night I participated in a historic event in the life of my young church family. We had a special congregational meeting to vote on calling our first permanent lead pastor. I am so excited to be able to report … Continue reading

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Easter Is Over. Now What?

Lent is over. Good Friday is history. Easter has come and gone. Now what? If I was one of the original apostles meeting with Jesus after His resurrection, my next move would have been to wait. Once when he was … Continue reading

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Love Joy Peace – A Poem about Fruit

One of the things I am so thankful for is the Holy Spirit. He is such a blessing in my life and helps me in so many ways. Last week I started writing an acrostic poem based on the fruit … 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 Relationship Plan, Part 4

Yesterday was our last official adult education class on Robert Coleman’s book The Master Plan of Evangelism. I summarized our last class here, with links to my blog posts on the first two classes. Next week we are going to … Continue reading

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How Can I Be Perfect?

One of the most daunting statements of our Savior was made as part of His sermon on the mount. Jesus said, “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:48. This statement concludes His exhortation on loving your … Continue reading

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