The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Goodness

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Goodness

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 Paul’s use of the word “fruit” in his teaching of the fruit of the Spirit, which means “beneficial results,” the good things that come from the Holy Spirit dwelling within a true believer. As…

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Singular

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Singular

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 NIV I’ve always been intrigued taht the apostle Paul used the term “fruit” as opposed to “fruits” when referring to the nine components of the fruit of the Spirit. Hmm. There must be a…

Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted Because Of Righteousness

Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted Because Of Righteousness

NINTH IN MY TEACHING SERIES ON THE BLESSED LIFE, BY TROY DOBBS “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:10 You might assume that those who embrace Christ’s vision for the blessed life would be accepted, applauded, and even celebrated by the world. But that…