THE SPRING IN THE DESERT

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink. Genesis 21:19 Poor Hagar! There was no help for it; and she, who a little before had thought she was giving Abraham his heir, … Continue reading THE SPRING IN THE DESERT

#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 … Continue reading #4 THE FRUIT OF FORBEARANCE

FILL YOUR EMPTY VESSELS

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "And I will give this people favour in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go empty." (Exodus 3:21). We have a challenge fro the Holy Spirit and we have to act on it today before time runs out … Continue reading FILL YOUR EMPTY VESSELS

#3 THE FRUIT OF PEACE

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div The Biblical concept of peace, εἰρήνη (Eirene) in Greek, is inclusive of life without conflict, as well as wholeness and harmony with God and others. A life of peace is safe and secure both physically and mentally. “The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by … Continue reading #3 THE FRUIT OF PEACE

#2 THE FRUIT OF JOY

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Joy in this passage is χαρά. Chara is often translated joy or delight. It often is seen in the Bible with gladness. It is the realization of God’s favour and grace in one’s life. Biblical joy is happiness that is not dependent on our circumstances. Paul encourages us to: “Consider … Continue reading #2 THE FRUIT OF JOY

EMPTY YOURSELF FOR GOD

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross." (Philippians 2:8). The first step to the righteousness of the kingdom is "poor in spirit." Then the next is a little deeper, "they that mourn." Because now you … Continue reading EMPTY YOURSELF FOR GOD

HOW TO WALK WITH GOD

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him. Genesis 5:24 What an epitaph on this ancient saint! It is as clear-cut to-day as when first recorded here. We know nothing of Enoch but this brief record, but it tells us everything. It was not an … Continue reading HOW TO WALK WITH GOD

#1 THE FRUIT OF LOVE

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div In Galatians 5:22-23, love is translated from the Greek word ἀγάπη, (meaning agape). Greek has multiple words for love including eros, which is sexual love and Philos, which is brotherly love. Agape’ is perfect love that only God can give. “In respect of agapao as used of God, it expresses … Continue reading #1 THE FRUIT OF LOVE

A PRAYER TO PRODUCE THE FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div A Prayer To Produce The Fruit Of The Spirit Heavenly Father, how we pray that our lives would show forth the beautiful fruit of the Spirit, which is rooted and grounded in godly love.. and produced in a life that is walking in spirit and truth. I pray that the … Continue reading A PRAYER TO PRODUCE THE FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT

FOR GOODNESS SAKE

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Good morning brethren and to God, we give all praise and thanks for another day in the land of the living. I am going to introduce the fruits of the Spirit and pray that as we close out this month and prepare for a new month in a new year … Continue reading FOR GOODNESS SAKE