Temperance is a choice!
Galatians 5:22-24 (KJV)
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
I have said for a long time that our service or obedience to the Lord is a choice. We are not forced to worship God but we are commanded to do certain things and live certain ways in order to live in His presence. It is learning to have a Kingdom mindset rather than clinging to the earthly values.
The fruit of the spirit is a list of fruit that the Holy Spirit produces in a person after they have accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Now, this fruit will only grow on healthy, thriving limbs! In other words, these limbs must be a part of a lively vine full of life and vitality. [Read more…]