Monthly Archives: May 2017

Fruit of Life – Self Control || Marissa Dodgen

This morning I was sitting on my swing & I wrote something about how a “miraculous” event wasn’t actually miraculous, but more God providing me with self-control. Something clicked when I wrote that. You see, I have been looking at the Greek meanings & roots of self control & looking up all the Bible verses […]

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Fruit of Life – Faithfulness || Keisha Hill

As we’ve already seen, these nine attributes are just pieces of the whole – the whole person God desires us to be. Today we’re looking at “faith” or “faithfulness”, depending on your translation. This is the Greek word pistis, and it is used throughout the New Testament. Take a moment and look up the dictionary […]

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Fruit of Life – Gentleness || Marissa Dodgen

As I sat down to research for today’s topic, I realized that somehow we got it on our schedule to post out of order [face palm]. But oh, well. Gentleness is still gentleness even if it is coming after goodness instead of faithfulness. It is what it is, right? Gentleness is another topic that seems […]

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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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