The Fruit of the Spirit is (9) SELF-CONTROL (temperance)

In this letter may we see how the Holy Spirit will change our temperament “old nature” into a new temperament “new nature”. This only will come to those who are “born-again. The “divine nature” which comes through Jesus Christ is the only escape from the control of our natural temperament, for only through Him are … Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is (9) SELF-CONTROL (temperance)

The Fruit of the Spirit is (8) GENTLENESS (Meekness)

In this letter…Three things about the Holy Spirit… The Holy Spirit enters the believer at conversion to Christ but there is a deeper walk with the Holy Spirit that only comes in an abiding relationship; in which we will discuss in another letter, the infilling of the Holy Spirit. 1 Corinthians 6:20 (KJV) For ye … Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is (8) GENTLENESS (Meekness)

The Fruit of the Spirit is (7) Faithfulness

In this letter: the fruit of faithfulness. Faithfulness and faith worketh together. Those that are faithful you can say are also showing faith in whom they are faithful to. It will take faith to live faithful. Faith in God and the finished work of the Gospel. In this letter: the fruit of faithfulness. Faithfulness and … Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is (7) Faithfulness

The Fruit of the Spirit is (6) Goodness

In the beginning of this letter, there are three things to consider... Salvation is not reformation but regeneration;Changes in us are not due to imitation but indwelling power;The Holy Spirit is doing good things in us as we do our part in consecrating ourselves to prayer and reading/ studying His Word. The Goodness of God: … Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is (6) Goodness

The Fruit of the Spirit is (5) Kindness

In this letter let’s look at the Facts about the Holy Spirit and the fruit of Kindness. The Holy Spirit lives within each Christian! The Holy Spirit has the characteristics of personality: The Holy Spirit has intellect - helps our weaknesses (Rom.8:26-27) The Holy Spirit has emotion - is grieved (Eph.4:30) The Holy Spirit has … Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is (5) Kindness

The Fruit of the Spirit is (4) Longsuffering – Patience

In this letter...The Fruit of the Spirit is LONGSUFFERING/Patience...The Fruit of the Spirit are characteristics of God. He has created us in His image…We must put on these characteristics as a born-again believer; for the Holy Spirit will perfect in us the Fruit of the Spirit, when we allow Him complete control. Definition for Longsuffering: … Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is (4) Longsuffering – Patience