The New Year 2016 if you add up the numbers you end up with 9. There are nine fruits of the Holy Spirit”But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22 And “Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. … For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: But all these work that one and the self same Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will. 1 Corinthians 12:4 .
The number 9 carries a significance meaning from the Old Testament to the New Testament. The point of this blog is to draw your attention to the good things the Father has in place for you this year. As I read the scriptures above, one about nine fruits of the Spirit and the second about the diversities of Gifts given to us by the Same Spirit one can expect a manifestation of all the these fruits and gifts this year.
Jesus said ….” how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!” Luke 11:13. So ask, and you will receive.
When you are expecting God to show up and show off, He will. He Loves to show us His Unmerited Favor , Healing and Provisions!