Got Fruit: Self-Control

Proverbs 25:28 Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. We started on a journey several weeks ago with the goal of bearing more fruit, fruit that remains. To bear or produce more fruit, the Bible says that we must be pruned. To prune is to cut away from […]

Got Fruit: Gentleness

Philippians 4:4-5 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Our Scripture focus today is taken from the letter that Paul wrote to the church at Philippi. Paul is writing to thank them for the gift they had sent to him. Paul […]

Got Fruit: Faithfulness

Psalm 92:1-2 It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O Most High, proclaiming your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night. What does it mean to be faithful or to exhibit faithfulness? Is faithfulness evident in your life? Do you recognize faithfulness in others? Faithfulness can be a characteristic that […]

Got Fruit: Goodness

Colossians 1:9-10 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please […]

Got Fruit: Kindness

Titus 3:4-5 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.  How would you describe the world today? Are people focused more outwardly (on others) or inwardly (on themselves)? If I asked those that you interact with on a […]