The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Self-Control

We need self-control to grow in our faith and keep ourselves from sin . . . it’s essential in our walk with the Lord. Many other religions besides Christianity teach the concept of self-control. But unlike other religions, Christians have the help of the Holy...

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GENTLENESS

Photo by Bill Fairs on Unsplash Gentleness or meekness does not mean being weak or a doormat like so many seem to think! Rather it’s a humble strength that comes from learning to lean on God and acknowledging that you need Him. It’s the opposite of pride....

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ FAITHFULNESS

The root word of faithfulness is ‘faith’. Faith is the belief or conviction that God is in control and is worthy of our trust, that He is working things out for our good. Faith is essential in the Christian life. The good news is that faithfulness, which includes...

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ KINDNESS

Photo by Mei-Ling Mirow on Unsplash If your family has more than one child, you’ve probably encountered sibling conflict. Siblings spend a lot of time together, and because they’re children, they’re still learning about how to get along and resolve...

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Patience

A great way to help your children build godly character is to study the Fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:22-23 with them. Let’s continue this series on the fruit of the Spirit with a brief look at patience. Patience is a character quality that many of us...

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ PEACE

I love summer because there’s more free time to build relationships with our children through fun activities! How about also using some of that free time to help develop godly character in your children by talking about the Fruit of the Spirit? I’m super excited...