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The Fruit of the Spirit: Longsuffering

Galatians 5:22-23 mentions nine gifts of the Spirit and the fruit of the day is: Longsuffering.  What in the world does that mean?  Patience. Ooooh.  This is not a fun fruit, is it? Who likes to wait in the fast … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

Galatians 5:22-23 lists nine fruit of the Spirit that each Christian should bear.  Today’s focus is peace. The dictionary defines peace as “freedom of disturbance, calm and tranquility”.  That sounds like the perfect demeanor, doesn’t it? How can we as … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

The second fruit of the Holy Spirit found in Galatians 5:22-23 is my favorite, joy! Nehemiah 8:10 says, “Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” Romans 12:12 says, “Be joyful in hope, patient … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit: Love

The Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians admonishing them to walk in the Spirit so they wouldn’t sin. Some in the church were getting hung up on circumcision and whether it could grant them salvation.  Some said you hadn’t received … Continue reading

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