#5 THE FRUIT OF KINDNESS

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Kindness χρηστότης (chréstotés) conveys the meaning of moral goodness, integrity, usefulness, and benignity. In the King James Version, this word is translated “gentleness,” which links it to the meaning of a gentleman or a gentlewoman, someone who behaved properly, with moral integrity and kindness. Romans 2:4 reminds us that it […]

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#4 THE FRUIT OF FORBEARANCE

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Forbearance μακροθυμία (makrothumia) is not a word that most of us commonly use.  The Greek word in Galatians 5:22-23 is often translated using other words such as patience, endurance, constancy, steadfastness, perseverance, longsuffering, and slowness in avenging wrongs. The Holy Spirit empowers believers to withstand challenging situations with perseverance and endurance. The […]

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