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The Fourth Fruit: Longsuffering (MNM 8)

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Welcome back!I’m so glad you are here, and I hope life is going well for you and your family.Thanks for continuing to follow our study on cultivating the fruits of the spirit in our children (and ourselves).
Here is this week’s verse:
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11 (New International Version)


Soaking in the Scripture (Section 1)
Today, spend some time reflecting on Hebrews 12:11.Read it a few times, perhaps in different translations, or even aloud.
Is there a word or phrase that strikes you as particularly relevant to your life during this season?
Give yourself some time to think, journal, or talk with a friend about the thoughts that emerge from your time of reflection.
Also, try and find time to share this verse with each of your family members in ways that are appropriate to each of them, and see what kinds of conversations happen.
Digging Deeper (Se…