This month, let’s focus on the fruit of the Holy Spirit.
Galatians 5:22-23 (NRSV) – “the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.”
When we spoke the words accepting Jesus as the Lord of our life, the Holy Spirit (of the Trinity), which had died in mankind at the time Adam sinned in the garden of Eden, came to live on the inside of us, and our spirit was reborn. At that time, we received salvation and all it is defined as. We were made to be in right standing with our Creator again, became part of the body of Christ, and a joint-heir with Jesus, as we are part of His body! This enabled us to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit and His power to function on this earth.
In the book of Acts chapter 2, the Bible informs us about the coming of the Holy Spirit upon believers. This was after Jesus had ascended into Heaven. As you read...