What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit?

What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit? “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit, and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit … Continue reading What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit?

What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit?

What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit? “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; There is no law against these things!”Galatians 5:22-23 ESV Naturally speaking, for a tree to produce good fruit, several key elements must occur.  The weather must be right for that type … Continue reading What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit?

Who is the Holy Spirit

Who is the Holy Spirit? Simply put, the Holy Spirit is God.  He is divine and the third person of the Trinity.  He has His own mind, will and emotions.  To truly appreciate the fruits of the Holy Spirit and the gifts of the Holy Spirit, it is helpful to understand some characteristics of the … Continue reading Who is the Holy Spirit

Do you feel the “weight of the world” on your shoulders?

Each time I read a book or participate in a study, I set my mind on the purpose and the intentions for this particular time and season of study.  I think what is the one take-away that I can gain from this study that will leave an impact on my life.  What can I run … Continue reading Do you feel the “weight of the world” on your shoulders?

7 Days of Thanks: Day 3 – Holy Spirit

As we continue our series, 7 Days of Thanks and "Thanksliving",  I pray that we are  encouraged to see all the blessings we have in our life, outside of material possessions.  I pray we are challenged to dig deeper into the character of God and see how we can be the hands and feet of … Continue reading 7 Days of Thanks: Day 3 – Holy Spirit