The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.
The saying is sure: If we have died with Him, we shall also live with Him; if we endure, we shall also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He also will deny us; if we are faithless, He remains faithful-for He cannot deny Himself.
2 Timothy 2:11-13
Yesterday we defined faith as having trust and belief in things we cannot fully see or fully comprehend. To be faithful means to be checked in. Today’s reflection will address what it means to be faithful to God, and what it means to be “checked in” with God.
I have never stopped believing in God. I’ve never tried another faith or belief system. But I have not always been faithful to God. I have not always been faithful in prayer, in making holy choices, in giving Him glory and thanksgiving, or in loving my neighbor. If we are honest with ourselves, we all fall short of these things at…