Sanctification

The Fruit of Self-Control

“But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love.” 2 Peter 1:5-7 Of all of the fruit of the Spirit, the last one Paul mentions in Galatians 5:23, one…

The Fruit of Gentleness

“I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love,” – Ephesians 4:1-2 When we see gentleness in the lives of our brothers and sisters, it’s wonderful as it shows forth the…

The Fruit of Faithfulness

“His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.” (Matthew 25:21) Our great God is to be praised for He is completely and perfectly faithful! O, how His faithfulness brings joy…

The Fruit of Goodness

Trust in the Lord, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness.” Psalm 37:3 In May of last year, as we worked through the attributes of God, I wrote a devotion, “God is Good”. You can find that here: https://nbopc.org/2020/05/13/god-is-good/. Goodness is a part of God’s character. It’s also something His…