Tag Archives: self-control

In Chains

I wonder sometimes how the rules and laws of the first century, Middle Eastern Jewish community have managed to bind chains around this 21st century, Western Christian community in a way that causes the latter to beatify those chains. Until the freedom of God’s love, mercy and grace are longed for, we will not have […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Conclusion

The Choice is Ours Since we live by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit in every part of our lives. Galatians 5:25 Thanks and Thoughts First, I want to thank again the poets who helped to unify and enhance these themes. They are all listed at the end of this post with links to […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control

The Spirit which God gave us does not make us afraid. His Spirit is a source of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against these things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 As we practice the fruit […]

Fruit of the Spirit

 Spirit Living “For the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against these things there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23) The apostle Paul wrote his letter to the church in Galatia in an attempt to strongly remind them that adhering to religious law was a dreadful return […]

Heart Condition

Freedom From Religion Why Understanding the Freedom Christ Brought Matters The holidays are a joyous time of year for many. It’s a time of celebration, a time of thanksgiving, a time of looking forward to getting together with family and friends. Your lives are filled with supportive people who love you unconditionally. But for others, […]