The Fruits of the Spirit

They lay heavy on my heart. Knowing that they come from a manifestation of God’s Holiness within us – in our belonging.

As I have meditated on each one in a personal way, I draw closer, listening, abiding indwelling – God’s very presence. 

Knowing him intimately as my creator, Father; I lean in and trust. 

Putting into words what each fruit means to me. I made it into poster form in my pages app, although I was unable to export it as a poster, probably due to size. So I made it into photos. I feel like a techno underachiever.

In abiding we manifest Christ. 

Not abiding we either falter or we are not – the truth is revealed.

It is a struggle of two nature as Paul speaks of in Romans 7.

Galatians three challenges us to ABIDE. 

 Meditate and humbly receive – be STRENGTHENED from within



Galatians 5:24-26 NLT
[24] Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there. [25] Since we are living by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit’s leading in every part of our lives. [26] Let us not become conceited, or provoke one another, or be jealous of one another. …