The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Forbearance

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Forbearance

FOURTH IN MY TEACHING SERIES ON THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT “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 The Greek word for forbearance is ανοχ. The NIV translates this word as “forbearance,” while many other Bible translations translate it as “patience”….

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Love

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Love

FIRST IN MY TEACHING SERIES ON THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT “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 As we begin to journey to learn more about the nature of each of the nine characteristics of the “fruit,” it’s not coincidental…

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Contrary To The Flesh

The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Contrary To The Flesh

“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 When Paul was writing these words in his letter to the Christians in Galatia, he was espousing this “fruit” in contrast to the darkness they had been accustomed to. Saying ‘no’ to the…

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

EIGHTH IN MY TEACHING SERIES ON THE BLESSED LIFE, BY TROY DOBBS “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9 Peacemaking is a super-dangerous job because peacemakers engage in high-risk, volatile, inflammatory situations like war on an international scale, fighting amongst family members, sexual abuse incidents, marital conflicts, and…

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger And Thirst For Righteousness

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger And Thirst For Righteousness

FIFTH IN MY TEACHING SERIES ON THE BLESSED LIFE, BY TROY DOBBS “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” Matthew 5:6 Author Troy Dobbs asks the reader to ponder these questions: Assurance of salvation is indispensable to a blessed Christian experience. Every Christ-follower must settle this issue once…