iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening Apple Books.If Apple Books doesn't open, click the Books app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

Connected to the Vine: A Reflective Guide to the Fruit of the Spirit

This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.

Description

Fruit is a common metaphor found in the Bible. It most cases, the imagery refers to the virtuous actions of those who follow Jesus. This is why Jesus says, “By their fruit you will recognize them.” Picking up on this metaphor, the Apostle Paul lists nine of these qualities in his letter to the Galatians that have come to be known as the Fruit of the Spirit. Few would argue that these nine qualities on this list are good and noble qualities to embody. But how are they manifested in the way we live? Are these pieces of fruit qualities that we can nurture within ourselves or are they simply qualities that God forms within us? After all, they are the fruit of God’s Spirit.

Connected to the Vine is a brief reflective study of the Fruit of the Spirit. Each piece of fruit is examined for its biblical meaning, before applying it to modern life. These qualities were meant to be put into action, and not only something felt within. Each one also includes a couple of reflective questions to contemplate the presence of these qualities in the life of the reader. There is also a section on how to utilize this guide for personal reflection or group study. When periodically revisited, this guide can be a challenging tool to help cultivate these virtues and assist the reader to stay vitally connected to God.

Connected to the Vine: A Reflective Guide to the Fruit of the Spirit
View in iTunes
  • $0.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Christianity
  • Published: Jul 06, 2013
  • Publisher: David Gwartney
  • Seller: Smashwords, Inc.
  • Print Length: 33 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book.