Let Them See God kin You

Verse of the Day: Colossians 4:5      

Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.    

Fruit of the Spirit: Always conduct yourself in a way that pleases God because you represent Him in everything you do. Make the most of every opportunity by treating everyone with Love, Patience, Kindness, and Goodness. Let them see God in you.

Bad Influences

Verse of the Day: Proverbs 22:24-25

Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.

Fruit of the Spirit: Friendships can have an influence on you, so make good decisions about the people you allow into your circle. Keep away from people who are easily angered and do not bring Love, Joy, or Peace to your life. Stay away from people who are not Kind, Good, or Gentle, and have no Self-control.

Choosing Friends

Verse of the Day:  Proverbs 12:26    

The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.                    

Fruit of the Spirit: Choose your friends carefully. Surround yourself with people you bring you Love, Joy, and Peace. Find people who will encourage, inspire, and motivate you to be a better person.

Keep On Keeping On

Verse of the Day:  James 1:12          

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

Fruit of the Spirit: Be Patient through afflictions and trials, stand firm in your Faith, keep believing and keep praying. You will be rewarded for your Faithfulness. Trust in the Lord and don’t give up!

Wait for the Lord

Verse of the Day: Psalm 130:5          

I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.           

Fruit of the Spirit: Wait with Patience and Faithfulness for the Lord’s promises to be fulfilled. His timing is perfect, it’s never early, never late, and always on time.

Lead Me to the Rock

Verse of the Day:  Psalm 61:2           

From the end of the earth will I cry to thee, when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.       

Fruit of the Spirit: Are you feeling overwhelmed, troubled, alone, or far from God? Cry out to the Lord, He is always there to help you, to support you, and to bring you Peace. You are never so far away from God that He cannot reach you.

Hearing from God

Verse of the Day:  Romans 10:17     

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. 

Fruit of the Spirit: When we put our Faith in God and are Faithful to Him and His Word, we can hear from Him through the Bible, prayer, a sermon, other believers, music, nature, even social media, and more. God can speak to you but you need to put yourself in a position to be receptive.

God Hears You

Verse of the Day: 1 John 5:14   

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Fruit of the Spirit: Pray with confidence and by Faith, in the name of Jesus, with humility and reverence because no matter what the answer is, you can be sure He has heard your prayer. When you know in your heart God hears your prayers you can have Peace as you wait Patiently for His answer.

Knowing Christ

Verse of the Day: Philippians 3:10    

I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death    

Fruit of the Spirit: You may have known about Jesus all your life but until you seek Him with all of your heart you won’t really have a personal relationship with Him. The more time you spend with Him, the more you will become like Him. The more you become like Him, the more the Fruit of the Spirit will be evident in your life.

Seek the Lord

Verse of the Day:  Deuteronomy 4:29           

But if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Fruit of the Spirit: The most important thing you can ever do isn’t found in the busyness of your life, it is found in the quiet times seeking God. If you truly want to see the Fruit of the Spirit grow in your life, seek him with a sincere heart, pray, read the Bible, and turn from sin.