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The Fruit of the Spirit is … Self-Control

Candy blogs: You've been asking for it! The last characteristic of the Fruit of the Spirit for your set ... self-control. Beth Moore says, "Any person without self-control is either an accident waiting for a place to happen or a slave in chains." A reminder: this series on the Fruit of the Spirit has been… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is … Self-Control

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The Fruit of the Spirit is … Gentleness

Candy blogs: Ah, gentleness. The most difficult quality of the fruit of the Spirit for me. I so dreaded this one as it came up in Beth Moore's study, Living Beyond Yourself. All my life I read about how women are supposed to be gentle and quiet in spirit. I always greatly admired gracious, graceful,… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is … Gentleness

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The Fruit of the Spirit is … Faithfulness

Candy blogs: Faith is one of a Christian's pillar words, isn't it? We've all heard the word faith over and over. We think we know what it is; we think we have it. Me, too. But when I sat down to really think it through, it got bigger than my mind could grasp. Beth Moore… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is … Faithfulness

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The Fruit of the Spirit … is Goodness

Candy blogs: The Fruit of the Spirit is ... goodness. In the Greek this word means benevolence, active good. Goodness is character energized, expressing itself in benevolence, active good. Different from an attitude like kindness, goodness is active ... action. Out of gratefulness for the kindness God tenders toward us, we are called to DO… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit … is Goodness

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The Fruit of the Spirit is … Kindness

Candy blogs: The Fruit of the Spirit ... is kindness. No one can argue with the virtue of kindness. The Greek meaning for this word is a tender concern for others. A desire to treat others gently. I love this one: the grace which pervades the whole nature, mellowing all which would be harsh and… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit is … Kindness