“El otoño es la temporada para encontrar satisfacción en casa prestando atención a lo que ya tenemos”.
el Señor es el Espíritu; y,
donde está el Espíritu del Señor,
allí hay libertad.
-2 Corintios 3:17 (NVI)
Happy 4th of July!!
Its Monday, I Love it, a beginning of another great week and almost the end of spring. Thank you Lord for everything.
will give you thanks, O Lord, with all my heart. Psalm 138:1
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.
LOVE – The Greek word AGAPE; divine,unconditional, self sacrificing, active, a profoundly tender.
~Romans 12:10 – Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
~John 15:13 – No one has greater love than this: That one lay down his life for his friends.
~1Corinthians 16:14 – Let all your matters be done in love.
JOY – A very glad feeling; happiness ,delight, bliss, gladness, joyfulness.
~Philippians 4:4 – Rejoice in the LORD always; again I will say, rejoice.
~Psalm 126:5 – Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.
PEACE – A state of harmony or the absence of hostility, freedom of the mind from annoyance, distraction, anxiety etc. tranquility.
~John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart troubled, neither let it be afraid.
~Ephesians 4:3 – Being diligent to keep the oneness of the Spirit in the uniting bond of peace.
~Titus 3:2 – to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
PATIENCE – Endurance of injury, trouble or provocation long’s suffering, diligence, perseverance, calmness.
~Psalm 37:7 – Be still before the LORD
and wait patiently for him;
do not fret when people succeed in their ways,
when they carry out their wicked schemes.
~Lamentations 3:26 – it is good to wait quietly
for the salvation of the LORD.
~Romans 8:25 – But if we hope for what we do not see, eagerly await it through endurance.
KINDNESS – The quality of being warmhearted and considerate, humane and considerate, human and sympathetic.
~Ephesians 4:32 – And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as GOD in CHRIST also forgave you.
~1 Peter 3:8 – And finally be all of the same mind, sympathetic, loving the brothers, tenderhearted, humble-minded.
GOODNESS – The state or quality of being good, moral excellence; virtue; kindness, generosity, the best part of anything.
~2 Peter 1:5 – And for this very reason also, adding all diligence, supply bountifully in your faith virtue and in virtue, knowledge.
~Romans 15:2 – Let each of us please his neighbor with a view to what is good for building up.
FAITHFULNESS – True to one’s word, promises, vows, etc. Steady in allegiance or affection, loyal, constant.
~ Luke 16:10 – He who is faithful in the least is faithful also in much’ and he who is unrighteous in the least is unrighteous also in much.
~ Proverbs 28:20 – A faithful person will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.
GENTLENESS – Considerate or kindly in disposition’ amiable and tender.
~ Philippians 4:5 – Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.
Ephesians 4:2 – Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
SELF-CONTROL – Control of one’s emotions’ desires, or actions by one’s own will.
~ 2 Timothy 1:7 – For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
~ 1 Peter 4:7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.