Introduction: Clothe yourselves with humility, patience, gentleness, kindness and compassion. Colossians 3:12. This book is a letter written to the Colossian by Paul and Timothy.
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Description: Paul says to corinthians that if they have risen with Christ, they need to seek the things which are above and not on earthly things. Our life is hidden in the life of Christ. We should all put off the anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication. These are the qualities of satan. Everyone needs to be far from the uncleanness, fornication, evil, idolatry, and covetousness. These are the works of the flesh.
In Galatians 5:22-23 says the fruit of the spirit is peace, joy, love, patience, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. These are the qualities of Jesus Christ. If we live in the spirit, we can develop these fruits. By the crucifixion of Christ, he crucified the works of the flesh and gave us the fruit of spirits.
Ephesians 1:4 says that before the foundation of the world, God has chosen us with his love to be holy. God is holy, so we need to be holy. In the same chapter, 4:2 says that God has called us, so we need to be humble, gentle, patient, and bearing each other with love. Verse 32 says to be kind to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other as God forgave us.
In 2 corinthians 6:6, Paul preached the gospel by purity, patience, kindness, love, holy spirit, knowledge, long-suffering, by the word of truth, the power of God and righteousness.
The book of 1 Thessalonians 5:15 says that don’t do any evil to anyone, always seek to do good to everyone. Paul always informed about the fruits of spirits to the places where he preached.
If we want to develop the fruits of spirits, we need to have wisdom, not the world wisdom we need to have wisdom that comes from heaven. James 3:17-18 says that the wisdom that comes from heaven is pure, peaceable, gentle, mercy, sincere, impartial and good fruits. And the harvest of righteousness is peace.
If we want a heart of compassion, we need to sow ourselves in righteousness to reap mercy, feeding the people in times of hunger, helping the poor, fatherless and widows with love. We need to have kindness with each other.
In the book of Isaiah, 57:15 says that Lord dwells in the high and holy place. If we are a humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. If we humble ourselves, God will make us high. He will hear our prayers and answers them. He gives grace to the humble people.
We need to forgive each other, even our enemies because God has forgiven our sins freely. To have peaceful relations, we need to forgive each other. We need to have a heart of love to love everyone because love covers all the faults. Love is the proof of faith. If we love each other, then we will have a character of God.
Conclusion: Christian Music Portal comes up with online daily scripture reading with the most inspiring Bible verse of the day that will make us grow more spiritually in God. We need to have a heart of compassion, kindness to help the poor people. We need to humble ourselves before God because he dwells at the high place. We should pray for the weakness like anger, wrath, filthy communication. Love everyone as God loved us. If we have a relationship with God, we will have the fruits of spirits.
Father Lord Almighty, grant me a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, patience, to love each other I pray, Amen.