2015 - "Three Little Words" by Terry Ferguson
The Fruit of the Spirit
2016 - "Through the Year with Francis of Assisi"
by Murray Bodo
2017 - Thanks-Living

Thursday, December 31, 2015

SELF-CONTROL - Day 5

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 
Galatians 5:22-23  
  
                


Thank you for following this series on the Fruit of the Spirit.

Father,  take my life and fill my heart with Your love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness gentleness and self-control.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

SELF-CONTROL - Day 4


For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. 
-2 Peter 1:5-7

                             



Tuesday, December 29, 2015

SELF-CONTROL - Day 3

Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance. 
Titus 2:2



                              



Monday, December 28, 2015

SELF-CONTROL - Day 2

Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. 
Proverbs 25:28    

                   



Sunday, December 27, 2015

SELF-CONTROL - Day 1

Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. 
Proverbs 25:28



                   



Saturday, December 26, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 14


Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 
Matthew 11:29

                



Friday, December 25, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 13


"Say to Daughter Zion, 'See, your king comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey.'" 
Matthew 21:5


                              



Thursday, December 24, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 12


But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence; 
-1 Peter 3:15

                 



Wednesday, December 23, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 11


If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for gentleness allayeth great offences. Ecclesiastes 10:4

                 



Tuesday, December 22, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 10


Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people's hearts, and they will learn the truth. 
-2 Timothy 2:25

                   



Monday, December 21, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 9



You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God. 
1 Peter 3:4

                      



Sunday, December 20, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 8


They must not slander anyone and must avoid quarreling. Instead, they should be gentle and show true humility to everyone. 
Titus 3:2


                 



Saturday, December 19, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 7


Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 
-Ephesians 4:2

                               



Friday, December 18, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 6

     A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
-Proverbs 15:1  


                  






Thursday, December 17, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 5


Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. 
Galatians 6:1

                             



Wednesday, December 16, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 4


Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 
Philippians 4:5



                              



Tuesday, December 15, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 3


But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. 
-1 Timothy 6:11

                            



Monday, December 14, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 2

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.  
James 3:13



                                



Sunday, December 13, 2015

GENTLENESS - Day 1


But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 
Galatians 5:22-23


                 



Saturday, December 12, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 14


Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 
James 1:2-3

                                



Friday, December 11, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 13


Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 
Hebrews 12:1-2


                     



Thursday, December 10, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 12


I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service, 
-1 Timothy 1:12



                  



Wednesday, December 9, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 11


What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, "Go in peace; keep warm and well fed," but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. 
James 2:14-17


                 



Tuesday, December 8, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 10


And He said to them, "Cast the net on the right-hand side of the boat and you will find a catch." So they cast, and then they were not able to haul it in because of the great number of fish.
-John 21:5


                            



Monday, December 7, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 9

If we are unfaithful, he remains faithful, for he cannot deny who he is. 
2 Timothy 2:13


                  






Sunday, December 6, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 8


In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith--of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire--may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.  
-1 Peter 1:6-7

                               



Saturday, December 5, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 7


He said to his disciples, "Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?" 
Mark 4:40


                  



Friday, December 4, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 6


By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus' name and the faith that comes through him that has completely healed him, as you can all see. 
Acts 3:16

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 5


Not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, because it is by faith you stand firm. 
2 Corinthians 1:24


                             



Wednesday, December 2, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 4

You see that his faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete by what he did.  
James 2:22

                 



Tuesday, December 1, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 3


Timothy, my son, I am giving you this command in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the battle well, holding on to faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and so have suffered shipwreck with regard to the faith.  
-1 Timothy 1:18-19

                           



Monday, November 30, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 2


For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed--a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith."  -Romans 1:17

                



Sunday, November 29, 2015

FAITHFULNESS - Day 1


His master said to him, Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master. Matthew 25:21



              



Saturday, November 28, 2015

GOODNESS - Day 14


Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires. For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge;  
-2 Peter 1:4-5



                            



Friday, November 27, 2015

GOODNESS - Day 13


And the LORD said, "I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the LORD, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. 
Exodus 33:19