How do we conform to God’s will? First keep His commandments. Secondly let look at some practical examples: In our daily lives We can start to conform to God’s will by putting up with the daily annoyances such as words that would hurt our self esteem, a...
Divine Mercy Sunday Our Lord’s Mercy grants forgiveness of all sins and punishment on Feast of Divine Mercy, Mercy Sunday, mercy for even the most hardened sinners! My daughter, tell the whole world about My inconceivable mercy. I desire that the Feast of...
The Chaplet of The Divine Mercy (As spoken by Jesus to St Faustina) Used by permission of Donna Cori Gibson please visit her website to buy the full Divine Mercy Chaplet music CD/DVD or sheetmusic. 1. Make the Sign of the Cross In the name of the Father, and of...
An Actual Miracles You Can See Today… Overview of Our Lady of Guadalupe In 1487 in a single four days long ceremony for the dedication of a new an Aztec temple in Tenochtitlan, some 80,000 captives were killed in human sacrifice. The same practice included the...
How can it be the answer to everything? Well for those of you who pray a lot, you already know it is the answer. For those who have never prayed, you will have to take a leap of faith and give it a try. For those of you who don’t pray often, how long would you...
The fruits of the Spirit are perfections that the Holy Spirit forms in us as the first fruits of eternal glory.
The traditional fruits of the Holy Spirit. There are 12 traditional fruits of the Holy Spirit, some which overlap the biblical list:
[Gal. 5:22-23, Latin Vulgate]
The Bible’s fruits of the Holy Spirit.There are nine biblically-based fruits of the Holy Spirit as given by St. Paul in his letter to the Galatians: “
Please note that while the Cathechism of the Catholic Church lists 12 fruits, you will only find 9 in the modern versions of the Holy Bibles. The Latin Vulgate (Latin translation of the Bible circa 382) states 12 fruits.
“Like a warm blanket wrapped around my Soul!”
These are some personal testimonies of mine that describe the fruits of the Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit Frees Us
The holy Spirit frees us from or chains of our attachments, the wealth that turns our heart to material things, the pleasures that weaken our will, and pride that caries us above ourselves. This is the first consolation of the Spirit the consolation of freedom.
Why would any of these things matter if we “Seek first the kingdom of God”?
The troubles of this earth, the shadows of life and the pains in our body do not matter if we have God in our soul. The consolation that makes us forget the troubles of life, or least wrap them in the splender of celestial happiness is the consolation of the union with God’s Love.
The Holy Spirit gives usconsolation of Hope. The Holy Spirit gives us the hope in the inheritance of eternal life in heaven with God. We rejoice in our hope not only because we trust in God, but also because we carry with us the guarantee of its fulfillment.