Core Expressions

    JOY: Inner contentment and purpose in spite of our circumstances (John 15:11)

    PEACE: Freedom from anxiety because Christ is in charge (Colossians 3:15)

    FAITHFULNESS: Commitment to an ongoing loyalty to Christ and His Word (Psalm 91:14-15)

    SELF-CONTROL: The Holy Spirit’s power enabling us to control our own self (Titus 2:11-14)

    HUMILITY: Esteeming others above our own self (Philippians 2:3-4)

    LOVE: Sacrificially and unconditionally loving and forgiving others (John 15:12-13; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7)

    PATIENCE: Endurance through and perseverance in the midst of the unavoidable pressures of life (Romans 5:3-5; Proverbs 14:29)

    KINDNESS: Showing compassion toward others (2 Peter 1:5-8)

    GOODNESS: Choosing to do the right things in my relationships with others (Hebrews 13:16)

    GENTLENESS: Thoughtful, considerate and calm in dealing with others (Philippians 4:5)

    HOPE: I can cope with the hardships of life because of the hope I have in Jesus. (Hebrews 6:19-20a)