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IN FAITH, HE....Devotional

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This Way and That Way

Death to Self - Life in the Spirit

"We Have a Choice"

So often my "self" threatens the quality of my witness, service and commitment to God. It's a natural phenomena. However, it is a very real problem which we face as Christians every day. The accounts are to many to choose an example, so I'll keep mine to God and myself.
I do find that when I cry out to Jesus for recovery when "self" gets in the way, 
"IN FAITH, HE..."meets the need. His love, peace, power, courage, compassion, forgiveness, and humbling spirit, are mine for the asking. A cry for "death to self" brings forth the fruit of the Spirit of Jesus Christ indwelling every believer who will turn to Him. He is quick with our recovery when we let Him take control. We see instant results and we get to see Him do it! This is one way we can increase our faith in Him. Selah!

Gal. 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control...!

What do you say? I say, "we have a choice." Being out of step with Him brings about heartbreak and most certainly consequence. He will not keep us on a short leash. He gave us a free will to act and do as we please. Living daily walking in step with Him we can freely choose to live in the fruit of His Holy Spirit. All good and good for all!
A prayer to share:
Lord,

Resting in your goodness, I am giving you the reigns, trusting not in who I am but who You are in me. Your Spirit lets me know when I am out of line with you. Thank you for the nudges, which help me to grow and learn a better way. Thank you for" Life in the Spirit." Amen
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Fruit of the Spirit Series

An 8 week series on the Fruit of the Holy Spirit

This week is the first of the fruit of the Spirit series from Gramma Cherbear and her critters. I have no idea why I received these lessons, which came to me week by week, in reverse order. It makes for an interesting view of their importance however, leaving the most important for last. Play around with this as you teach the children about the fruit of the Spirit of Jesus. They teach us how He would have us act. WWJD (what would Jesus do?) is the focus as we learn that He lived as an example for us, relying fully on the Holy Spirit of God.

"But the fruit the Holy Spirit produces is love, joy and peace. It is being patient, kind and good.It is being faithful and gentle and having control of oneself.There is no law against things of that kind."Galatians 5:22-23

Parents and Teachers News

Curriculum for the Teacher

Teachers Notes for Fruits of the Spirit Series
Curriculum—Self Control "this way and that way"

Kid Cave

Animation Trail Bible Study

Lesson for Self Control  "this way and that way"
Color the Critters  "this way and that way"

5 Daily Trail Blazer Devotions use also for preteens and younger teens

1. Live With Honor
2. Wisdom in Control
3. Uncontrolled Nature
4. Belong to Christ
5. Spiritual Death

Teen Cave

Teen Trails of Truth Bible Study

Lesson for Self Control   "this way and that way"

Insights Weekly Devotion  "Controlling Spirits"
use for teenagers

Fruit of the Spirit Animation Trail Bible Study Links

Self Control

This Way

Faithfulness

Faithful Friends

Gentleness

Path of Mercy

Goodness

Providing Shelter

Patience

Higher Ground

Peace

A Place of Rest

Joy

Share Blessings!

Love

Greatest Journey.

see also Fruit of the Spirit Teen Trails of Truth Bible Study

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