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fruit of the Spirit

Wise words from my dear friend Emily

What an incredible series on the fruit of the Spirit this has been! In my study of these nine virtues, I’ve learned so much, and part of that learning has come from some very dear friends of mine who graciously have contributed their wisdom to the blog. I’m so thrilled…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is self-control…

“God creates. Satan counterfeits.” Think about those words. They ring so true. God is the master Creator. Everything He created, the Enemy seeks to counterfeit. God created us to be worshippers of Himself. Satan tries to get us to worship anything and everything else. God created life. Satan brought death…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is gentleness…

Oh, gentleness. Can I please just get an extra helping of you today on my plate? I can’t help but wonder if any of you all feel the same today. Like, you want to be a gentle wife, mom, friend, sister, co-worker, neighbor, boss, employee, etc., but every single time…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is faithfulness…

Hello friends, and welcome back to our blog series through the Fruit of the Spirit! I’m so excited to introduce you to my sweet friend today. Her name is Becca Kuest, and she has such a deep love for the Lord, her husband Kyle, their cute dog Griffey, and a…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is goodness…

I’m a definitions girl. I absolutely love looking up words to add to my understanding of their meaning. Even words that seem common or ones that I already know well, I always seem to gain a better or deeper understanding every time I implement this practice. When you hear the…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is kindness…

What is kindness? I’ve been thinking a lot about this fruit, particularly leading up to this post, and I have found myself searching for expressions of this virtue everywhere I go. Reading the headlines can cause one to think that perhaps kindness is extinct. It’s hard to come by. What…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is patience…

Patience. This is the hard one. For me. There seem to be few things that have tried, tested, and perhaps on my better days even grown patience in me like motherhood has. I know that this one line might feel disqualifying to those of you who aren’t moms, but just…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is peace…

“I just don’t have a peace about it.” How many times have you heard that statement? How many times have you said it yourself? While I don’t believe that there is anything inherently wrong with that phrase, I do think that it has somehow led to a misunderstanding of what…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is joy…

Welcome back to our series on the fruit of the Spirit! I think I’d go so far as to say that this passage in Galatians is one of my all-time favorites in Scripture. I’ve known and loved these words since I was a young child. Of course, it wasn’t until…

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But the fruit of the Spirit is love…

What is love? Who defines love? What does love look like? How does love grow? So many questions like these rise to the surface as we begin our study through the fruit of the Spirit today. It’s impossible to capture all that Scripture says about love in a single blog…

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