The Christian in whom the fruit of the Spirit is fully evident gives the best portrayal of saintliness it is possible to find. How, then, does God go about painting a portrait of a saint? His canvas is the heart of one who is redeemed. The colours ...
that He puts on His palette are joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, humility and self-control. Each of these is needed if the portrait is to be a masterpiece. And these colours are not pastel shades; each one is deep and rich and vibrant.