But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Would you like an orange? But until you have that orange in your hand, you know very little about it. Even then, there is still considerably more to be known: color, size, firmness, and aroma are not a complete description of an orange. There have been times when an attractive orange in the supermarket was a product of the Republic of Pucker.
How are the characteristics of the Spirit displayed in my life? Do I talk about the life of a transformed child of the King or is it only skin deep, hiding a heart of bitterness and hatred?
Today's readings in the Psalms:
Morning: Psalm 2
Evening: Psalm 100
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