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Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, KINDNESS, goodness, faithfulness,23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

One of my favorite groups is The O’Jays! Their smooth soulful music is definitely a part of the soundtrack of my life. Their 1972 single, “Back Stabbers” written by Leon Huff, Gene McFadden and John Whitehead, (I was only 3-years old when it was released) is one of my all time favorites and just as most of their other songs – the lyrics are very profound…

“(They smile in your face) All the time they want to take your place (Back Stabbers)”

There’s a reason that KINDNESS (From Greek word Crestotes in Galatians 5:22) is a Fruit of the Spirit and not NICENESS. According to “Strong’s Concordance” KINDNESS denotes ones disposition and doesn’t necessarily refer to ACTS of goodness. Strong’s Concordance goes on to say…

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God bless you! I'm a husband, father and ordained Minister since 1996. I serve as an Associate Minister at Oak Spring Church Arlington TN, a suburb of Memphis. I'm a professional Copywriter for a Fortune 500 company, published Gospel songwriter and owner of an independent label, Al-Go-Rhythm Music. My main spiritual gift is Exhortation...I'm a natural encourager. I love the word of God and sharing it from a "Wow, I never thought of it like that before" perspective. There's so much fresh revelation in God's word that is just as relevant today as it was as it unfolded. I hope my daily devotionals enhance your walk with God, taking you beyond BLESSED to BLESSTIFIED.

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