Sermon Series
  • 1. Key To Fruit-Bearing

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    The parable of the Vine and the branches gives us the assurance that however weak and frail we are, God the Trinity can and will produce beautiful fruit in our lives. It is not a question of will power or any kind of self effort. All that is needed is con

  • 2. Love Demands

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    The Fruit of the Spirit is God’s love and work in us, the love of Christ flowing in through His Holy Spirit in and out of us! All because we have a personal relationship with Christ, we have God’s living presence in us, living in us. The result is we have

  • 3. The Joy Of The Spirit Is The Measure Of Its Power

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    The problem is that we’ve confused joy with happiness. Happiness is dependent on happenings. Circumstances in your life dictate whether or not you are happy. Joy, on the other hand, is a gift from God - a fruit of the Spirit that transcends whatever is

  • 4. Peace Boulevard

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The Biblical word "peace" [Greek ~ Irene] signifies far more than merely the absence of war. It carries the idea of completeness and wholeness. It conveys a sense of inner-satisfaction and fulfillment. It communicates the idea of contentment and serenity.

  • 5. The Greatest Power Is Often Simple Patience

    Contributed on Oct 15, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    Life outside of Christ, Paul says. It’s angry life. Its confrontational politics and caustic talk shows. It’s accusatory e-mails that appear to have been sent from a flamethrower. As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with patience.

  • 6. The Power Of Kindness

    Contributed on Oct 22, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    We all need the healing kindness of God because it’s rare to find it in the world around us. However, when you see God’s loving kindness working through others, it causes you to stop and take notice because it provides a glimpse into heaven and makes the

  • 7. God's Goodness Or Your Goodness?

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    We usually think of good as excellence, or good as effective purpose. Goodness has become individualized. We evaluate good or evil by evaluating the impact that one person has on other persons. When you and I determine good or evil, we compare imperfect p

  • 8. The Gluing Fruit ~ Faithfulness

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Faithfulness is the “gluing” fruit that will preserve our faith and the other characters of the Spirit and identify God’s will so we can be dependable and trusting to God and others. It is the one fruit that we give to God, whereas the others are from the

  • 9. The Strength Of Being Tender ~ Gentleness

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    Gentleness is the character that will show humility, calmness, personal care, tenderness and the Love of Christ in meeting the needs of others. It is to be more than just a personality; it is to be who we are from the work of the Spirit within us.

  • 10. The Essence Of Your Strength ~ Self Control

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    I guess of all the nine fruits of the Spirit, “self-control” is the one with which we might feel the greatest sense of unease. Self-control is allowing God to be in control of your will and heart and seeking the Spirit to enable us. Then we will know what