01 Dec Pick Up These Gifts by Roxanne Swann
Galatians 5:22-23 NLT
22 But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control…
The fruit of the Spirit…we all know it. We’ve heard it. Many of us have memorized it!
The past few weeks, my husband has been doing a series on it, with a little different twist! It has been so incredible. In fact, so incredible, I just have to share it with you!
I certainly won’t give you six weeks of teaching…but just some food for thought!
Love + Joy = Peace
We receive these from God. It’s His gift to us!
Patience + Kindness = Goodness
These are the gifts we give to others.
As we give these, we can truly show the heart of God!
Faithfulness + Gentleness (Humility/AMP) = Self-Control
These are the gifts we give to God!
When we receive (and walk in) the gifts of Love, Joy, and Peace, the other “fruit” ripens quickly!
As you read this, Thanksgiving has just passed.
Why do crazy things happen over holidays?
I could look to one side and cry tears of sorrow…
Or, I can choose to look the other direction and be thankful for all God has done.
What are you choosing?
He has given us His Love, His Joy, and His Peace…in the midst of every circumstance, good and bad!
Pick up these gifts.