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Fruit of the Spirit

Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

Pastor Chris continues our study in the Fruit of the Spirit. This weeks focus is gentleness. We often confuse gentleness and meekness with weakness. This misrepresentation clouds our perception of who Jesus was and how we are called to reflect His gentleness. Gentleness is defined as not being overly impressed by a sense of one's self-importance. Christ was willing to lay down His own life for us, showing us what true meekness and gentleness looks like. We are called to follow in His footsteps.

Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness and Faithfulness

Chris Cleveland continues his study of the Fruit of the Spirit. This week we look at goodness and faithfulness. Knowing God is good and faithful means we believe he is truthful and trustworthy. Every sin is based on a lie, the lie that God cannot be trusted. We need to be people who live in the truth because the truth will set us free.

Fruit of the Spirit - Kindness Part 2

Chris Cleveland continues his study of the Fruit of the Spirit. God has been so kind to us and we are called to walk in God's footsteps, being kind as well. We look again at 1 John 4. Learning that we should be people who put love into action by showing kindness.

Fruit of the Spirit - Kindness

Pastor Chris continues his study on the Fruit of the Spirit. Tonight we read 1 John 3:11-20. Our anger keeps us from walking in the Fruit of the Spirit. How do we tame our anger and show kindness?

Fruit of the Spirit - Patience

Pastor Chris continues his study on the Fruit of the Spirit. This weeks focus is patience. Looking at James chapter 5. We have a very hard time being patient. We often try to hijack God's plan for our lives because we are unwilling to wait for His plan to unfold. We can trust God knows what he is doing in our lives and shows what perfect patience looks like in His word.

Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

Pastor Chris continues his study of the fruit of the spirit. This week reading from Philippians chapter 4. Our lives are full of trouble and it seems we don't have much peace. As Christians, we have the peace of God that resides within us. We need to remind ourselves how to walk in the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, that guards our hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

Chris Cleveland continues our study into the Fruit of the Spirit. This week focusing on joy. The true Christian life should be full of joy but is there a difference between joy and happiness. True joy is founded on our relationship with Christ. Looking at John 16 we find out what makes our hearts rejoice.

Fruit of the Spirit: Love

Pastor Chris continues his study in the Fruit of the Spirit. This week we look at 1 Corinthians chapter 13. Christ was a perfect example of love. His perfect love changes and conforms us to live a spirit-filled life.

Fruit of the Spirit

Chris Cleveland looks at Galatians chapter 5. How does one receive and walk in the fruit of the Spirit? How do we walk in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control when our sinful nature tries to pull us in the opposite direction?