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The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. - Galatians 5:22–23 (NRSV)

On one of those days when there was too much to do and too little time to do it, I rushed to the fast-food counter and was greeted by an angry, “What do you want?” After placing my order, I realized that God was giving me an opportunity to grow....

Today's Prayer
Lord Jesus, fill us with the fruit of your Spirit. Help us to seek opportunities to model each one. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Galatians 5:16-25

Thought for the Day

Today, I will look for ways to show the fruit of the Spirit to those around me.

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Decades of Faithfulness

Pastor Harold Stinson was given The Upper Room as a child by his mother. He is now 71 years old and still reads the devotional guide every day but now in large print. He also hosts a daily prayer call and uses the scripture from the meditation as the basis for that call. 

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