Day 7 The Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

21 Days of Prayer + Fasting

​The main message the apostle John, the close friend of Jesus, learned from his time with the Lord was: “God is light and in Him is no darkness at all” (1 John 1:5, NKJV).

To put it in other words: God is good—totally good. If people spent years with you and me in our ministries, is this the message about God that would stand out to them?

In Psalm 145, David is talking about conveying our testimony of God to the next generation and to the world. His desire is that we will celebrate God’s “abundant goodness” and that we will proclaim: “The Lord is good to all; He has compassion on all He has made” (Ps. 145:4-9, NIV).

If the goodness of God is the message that we will pass on, many lives will be transformed.

Video: God’s Goodness

God’s goodness brings healing and transformation. May our legacy be to leave behind for future generations the deep impression that God is good, so that many can have abundant lives that are fruitful.


Watch Piet Brinksma’s video.

Prayer Points

  • Pray that the Lord me grant us to taste His goodness and let His grace saturate our lives, our hearts, souls and minds.
  • Pray that our ministries will mirror God’s goodness.
  • Pray that the next generation will be inspired by the goodness of the Lord.
  • Pray that our cities and communities will witness the goodness of the Lord through the way we engage in and proclaim the gospel to them.

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is the chairperson of the Shared Missions Committee of the Foursquare Global Council.
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