The Bridge
Roots to Fruit (Week 3)
Locations & Times
  • 1122 South Main, Maryville, MO 64468
    1122 S Main St, Maryville, MO 64468, USA
    Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:30 AM
 Being slow to anger or despair.
 The practice of patience encompasses not only my actions but especially my
words and attitudes.
 It forbids being critical, judging others before its time, grumbling, gossiping,
whining, and complaining.
 It is directly associated with patience or long-suffering.
 Patience is basically restraint, while kindness is restraint and more.
 Kindness is not simply the absence of retaliation, but being proactive with
positive action.
 Thus, kindness is motivated by love and is an expression of goodness.
 Goodness is a heartfelt, moral quality of desiring and being of benefit to
others according to God's will.
 It is a moral quality because goodness can have no part in any kind of evil.
 Kindness is a category and demonstration of goodness.
Let the fruit do the talking and you won’t have to.