Monthly Archives: May 2017

Fruit of Life – Goodness || Marissa Dodgen

Look up goodness in Easton’s Bible Dictionary. What did you find? Goodness & good are clearly not the same thing. Just for kicks & giggles, Google “-ness”. What did you find? “Good” defines & describes something, in both the way God used it in Genesis and even the way we tend to use it today. That is not what […]

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Fruit of Life – Kindness || Jessica Bolyard

Are you starting to notice, as we walk through what it means to exhibit the fruit of the Holy Spirit dwelling inside us, that they’re all interconnected? One leads to another which can’t be cultivated without still another. When you begin to dig deeper into what it all means, you should begin to understand why […]

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Fruit of Life – Patience || Erika Harmon

It has often been said, “Whatever you do, don’t pray for patience because your patience will be tested.” But is this true? The Bible has a lot to say about patience. From stories that exemplify those showing patience, to those who show what happens when we aren’t patient, we can find our answers in the […]

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Fruit of Life – Peace || Jessica Bolyard

Of all the characteristics listed in Galatians 5 as fruit of the Holy Spirit living within us, “peace” is perhaps one of the most misunderstood. From tie-dyed T-shirts to two-fingered hand gestures to beauty pageant contestants declaring their desire for world peace, the culture we live in has its own ideas of what peace looks […]

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Fruit of Life – Joy || Marissa Dodgen

Joy. It is an odd topic to look into because there isn’t much in Scripture on how to accomplish joy or be joyful. It seems to be based more on when we need joy. But what is joy? If you look up “joy” in the Lexham Bible Dictionary it says joy is “closely related to gladness/happiness, although joy […]

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