FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT

The Fruit of the Spirit
Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Longsuffering, Gentleness, Goodness, Faith,
23 Meekness, Temperance: against such there is no law.
+Please Notice the scriptures say the FRUIT singular, of the Spirit singular, is LOVE singular.
+There is only ONE FRIUT of the Spirit, but NINE DISTINCT CHARACTERISTICS, MANIFESTATIONS, or FLAVORS of the ONE FRUIT.
+The end of verse 23 says against SUCH the (FRUIT of the SPIRIT ) there is no LAW. Meaning there is no LAW that can bring a charge against the FRUIT of the Spirit , or (those that walk in the FRUIT of the Spirit).
+This is like 1 Corinthians 13:7-8 which says (Love or the FRUIT of the Spirit) BEARS all things, BELIEVES all things, HOPES all things, ENDURES all things. LOVE (the FRUIT of the Spirit) NEVER FAILS.
+Always walk in the FRUIT of the Spirit,AND…


+Always let Love lead you in every way.
Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is LOVE…
1 John 4:8 …God is LOVE.
+God is Love, Jesus is Love and the Holy Spirit is Love.
+We are children of God which make us all children of LOVE.
Romans5:5
…the LOVE of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit Who is given unto us.
+Our hearts are filled with God and the LOVE of God by the Holy Spirit Who is God.
+As children of God LOVE is who we are therefore we do all with LOVE.
+Out of all the characteristics of the children of God, LOVE and LOVING is most outstanding.
John 13:35 Jesus said: By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have LOVE one to another.


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is LOVE…
+The things that the FRUIT of LOVE does NOT DO are based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (AMP)
The Fruit of the Spirit (LOVE) is never envious, jealous, boastful, vainglorious, haughty, conceited, or (arrogant and inflated with pride).
The Fruit of the Spirit (LOVE) is not rude (unmannerly), or unbecomingly.
The Fruit of the Spirit (LOVE) (God’s love in us) does not insist on its own rights or its own way, it is not self-seeking; it is not touchy, fretful or resentful; it takes no account of the evil done to it [it pays no attention to a suffered wrong], and It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness
+The FRUITFULNESS of the Fruit of the Spirit (LOVE) EMPOWERS the Life of the Believer, Bless the life of others and Glorifies God.


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is LOVE…
+The things that the FRUIT of LOVE DOES are based on
1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (AMP)
+LOVE Love endures long.
+LOVE is kind and giving.
+LOVE make sacrifices for other at the expense or cost of self.
+LOVE says I live as long as I can possibly live for and if necessary give my life to extend yours.
+LOVE bears up under anything and everything that comes it’s way.
+LOVE believe the best of every person.
+LOVE never loses hope or fades out under any circumstance.
+LOVE is never weak, instead it is always God-Strong.
+LOVE can never fail because God is LOVE and Love is God, and God can never fail.


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is…JOY…
Psalm 16:11
In the Presence of the Lord is the Fullness of JOY.
Nehemiah 8:10
…for the JOY of the LORD is your Strength.
1 Peter 1:8
Though we have not seen God, we believe in Him and we rejoice with JOY unspeakable and full of glory.
+In the natural JOY is the feeling of great pleasure and happiness.
+But spiritually JOY, the JOY of the Lord (the FRUIT of the Spirit JOY) is something completely different.
+This JOY is of the Lord. It is the Love of God Rejoicing.
+It is also called the Fullness of JOY.
+It is not a temporary feeling, but a permanent condition of our hearts.
+Based on 1 Cor 6:17 the Lord is in our hearts by His Holy Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is their is the FULLNESS of JOY. Amen!
+More to come in Part-6…


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is…JOY…
…continuing from Pt. 5
+What is Joy, Spiritual Joy, the Fruit of the Spirit Joy???
+This Joy keeps you Totally, Completely and Permanently satisfied and content in the Lord to the point of always rejoicing.
+Sometimes this Joy is unspeakable and inexpressible.
+This Joy is also unlimited and inexhaustible.
+Happiness comes and goes, but Joy, spiritual Joy, the Joy of the Lord, the Fruit of Joy is permanently with us at all times and forever.
Hallelujahs to Jesus!


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is…PEACE…
+Peace comes from Love and it is also being one with God. The Peace of Love is to rest in quietness in the Lord.
+It refreshing you in spirit, soul, mind and body.
+The Peace of God overall enhances your entire life.
Isaiah 9:7
…the Lord is our Prince of Peace.
1 Corinthians 14:33
For God is the Author of Peace…
+Meaning Peace begins with God, and without Him there is no peace.
2 Corinthians 13:11
Our God is the God of Peace.
Judges 6:24
He is Jehovah Shalom. The Lord is our Peace.
Philippians 4:7
And the Peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep our HEARTS and MINDS through Christ Jesus.


+More on the Fruit of Peace.
Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is…PEACE…
James 3:18
And the FRUIT of Righteousness is sown in PEACE by them that make PEACE.
+We bear the Fruit of Peace in our lives.
+And since our God and Father is the God of Peace, that makes us Children of Peace.
Matthew 5:9
Blessed are the Peacemakers: for they shall be called the Children of God.
+Isn’t it amazing that being a Peacemaker identifies us as Children of God.
+We not only have Peace, we are People of Peace, and we are Peacemakers wherever we go.
PSALM 37:37
Mark the perfect (mature, blameless and Christlike) man… for the end of that man is PEACE.
Romans 15:13
Now the God of hope fill you with ALL JOY and PEACE in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Spirit. Hallelujah!


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit is…LONGSUFFERING…
+Long-suffering is Love Forbearing (patiently with tolerance, Joy and Peace). It also means patience, even tempered, forbearance in the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.
+Long-suffering is not forever suffering.
Psalm 86:15
But you, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in mercy and truth.
+The Spirit of God in us confirms that we are the Children of God, and the same Holy Spirit helps us to function like God our Father.
+So likewise as Children of God we have Compassion, we are Gracious, and we are LONG-SUFFERING, and Abundant in Mercy and Truth.
+And because we Love the Lord and Love one another we exercise LONG-SUFFERING one towards another. Amen!


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit
is…GENTLENESS…
Gentleness: Love ministering to the hurts of others. The quality of being Kind, Tender and Mild-mannered, and softness of action.
+We must always respond to one another with the GENTLENESS of Christ
(2 Corinthians 10:1).
+In order for us to function in the FRUIT of GENTLENESS we must already be functioning in Love, Joy, Peace and Long-Suffering.
+The FRUIT of the Spirit are given to us in this particular order to let us know where we are in regards to Growth, Development and Maturation in Christ.
+In other words if we do not bearing LOVE we will not have JOY.
+If we are not bearing LOVE and JOY we will not have PEACE.
+If we are not bearing LOVE, JOY and PEACE we will not have LONG-SUFFERING.
+And If we are not bearing LOVE, JOY, PEACE and LONG-SUFFERING we would not be able to exercise GENTLENESS of Christ to others.
John 15:8 In this is my Father glorified, that you bear much FRUIT; so shall you be my disciples.
+Be steadfast in bearing the Fruit of the Spirit for the Glory of God.


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit
is…GOODNESS …
Goodness: is Love seeking the best for others always. To unconditionally give the things that are needed and beneficial. Which is to give without profit or gain.
Psalms 107:8
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his GOODNESS, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
+By the GOODNESS of God He has given us everything that pertains to life and Godliness in Christ Jesus.
+Let us continue to exercise the GOODNESS to everyone, and let us do it for the GLORY of God. Amen!


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit
is…FAITH (FAITHFULNESS)…

  • Faith or Faithfulness is Love keeping its promises. This FRUIT means FAITHFULNESS to God with a heart that is filled with the LOVE of God that is also demonstrated in total submission and complete obedience to God.
    +Because we have all Hope, Faith, Trust, Confidence and Assurance in the Lord we bear the FRUIT of FAITHFULNESS for His Glory.
    +We are uncompromisingly committed to God in every way.
    +FAITHFULNESS to God also means that we are also FAITHFUL to one another.
    +We cannot truly be FAITHFUL to one another unless we are FIRST FAITHFUL to God. Amen!
    +Thank God for the FRUIT of FAITHFULNESS! Hallelujah!


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit
is…MEEKNESS…
MEEKNESS: Love in humility serving others; strength under control; gentle humility; freedom from pride and arrogance, and a total submission and obedience to God’s Divine will. Meekness is Christlikeness in Thoughts, Speech and Action.
+MEEKNESS is not WEAKNESS, but having your total strength in God not in self.
Romans 12:3
For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly (moderately)…
Philippians 2:3
Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory; but in lowliness (humbleness and humility)of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.
+The MEEK is Strong in the Lord and in the Power of His Might.
Hallelujahs to Jesus!


Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the FRUIT of the Spirit
is…TEMPERANCE…
+Temperance is allowing Love to take control of you rather than you taking control of Love, Self-control, Self-restraint, it is also letting your moderation be known unto all men. Philippians 4:5.
1 Corinthians 9:25
And every man that strives for SELF-CONTROL IS TEMPERATE IN ALL THINGS.
+We have covered all nine characteristics of the FRUIT of the Spirit.
+Remember there is only ONE FRUIT of the Spirit but nine ways in which the FRUIT is manifested.
+Bearing the Fruit of the Spirit is tremendously glorious unto the Lord, and it is highly rewarding for us. Hallelujahs to Jesus and Amen!

“He shall be like a tree Planted by the rivers of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper”. (Psalms 1:3 NKJV).


+Continue to bear much FRUIT for the Glory of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.
•Continue to let the WORD of God be the standard for your life. Always LOVING others like Christ Jesus Loves us while keeping our Faith, Trust, and Confidence in Him.
•BLESSED you are and BLESSED you will always be and to God be all the GLORY. Amen!