Fruit of the Spirit –
Galatians five:22, John 15:1-17
1. GOODNESS: Romans 15:1. This is Benevolence, Giving. This fruits of the spirit enables a believer to constantly show the readiness to do suitable to all as he/she has the opportunity. Matthew 12:33 says, “Either make the tree top, and his fruit right; otherwise make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by way of his fruit.” If the tree in you is the Holy Spirit, the Holy Spirit is right, then, the whole lot about you should also be suitable.
Further Reading: Ephesians 5:9, 2nd Thessalonians 1:eleven, Romans 15:14.
2. FAITH: This is Reliability. Romans 12:3b. Romans 10:17. Growing substantially in faith demands you recollect and watch what you pay attention. Faith-Building thrives on the wings of studying and paying attention to the Word of God. The more of God’s Word you pay attention, the more measure of faith that is launched to you. Note that you credit score your Faith-Account every time you upload to / increase your Word – intake. Your religion in God makes you Buoyant and Bold to face before and face any challenge that comes your way. Your Faith-Status makes you Unshakable and Immovable in any instances of lifestyles; it additionally makes you see every case/issue/situation as viable with GOD Matthew 17:20.
Further Reading: Mark sixteen:sixteen, 1st Timothy four:12
3. MEEKNESS: This is Mildness, an Even Balance of all Tempers and Passions; that is the whole opposite of anger. Total Submission, now not delight or vanity. Matthew 5:five. This is the capability to manipulate one self’s passions and resentments, so as now not to be without problems provoked, and, while he is so (provoked), to be quickly pacified. Meekness was the spirit of the Saviour Himself Matthew eleven:29. Meekness presupposes humility in a believer’s life and makes him/her discover expression in Moderation.
Further Reading: Proverbs 15:1; Proverbs 16:14; Proverbs 25:15; Ecclesiastes 10:4, second Corinthians 10:1, Ephesians four:2; Colossians three:12; 1Timothy 6:eleven; Titus three:2.
Four. Temperance: Another word is Self-Control, Continence, Self-Government, Moderation. Moderation in eating, drinking, sleeping, intercourse, speaking, and so on. Tip: Check your fasting life – If you can not manipulate your meals appetite, you’ll not be capable of control different appetites. As a believer packed with the Holy Spirit, you must be capable of manage yourself, your anger, etc.
Further Readings: Acts 24:25; 1st Corinthians 9:25; Titus 1:eight, Titus 2:2
Against such, there’s no law: Those, whose lives are embellished by way of the above virtues, can’t be condemned by way of any regulation, for the complete cause & layout of the moral law of God is fulfilled in the ones who have the Spirit of God, generating in their hearts and lives the Preceding Fruits.
John 15:5 – When you Stay / Remain CONNECTED to the Holy Spirit, you will undergo all the above fruits in QUALITY.
Further Readings: John 15:1-8
Staying Connected Leads To Total Consecration And An Ever-Fresh Blossoming in the Spirit
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