The Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control

Though God does not need self-control, He is still the source of it in us.

The Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

Gentleness deserves far more praise as a fruit of the Spirit than it usually receives.

The Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness

God is faithful even when we are not, but believers can, should, and will grow in such faithfulness.

The Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

The fruit of goodness carries the weight of God’s perfect integrity.

The Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

Kindness should be an evident fruit of the redeemed because it is the nature of redemption.

The Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

It is the gospel which gives us the ability to be patient and so we must return regularly to the cross of Christ.

The Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

Peace stems from our relationship with God, but when we rest confident in it, this fruit will be evident in the rest of our lives.

Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

The duty to delight is really a gift from God.

Fruit of the Spirit: Love

Love is a major indicator of the work of God’s Spirit in our lives.

Studies in Galatians: 6:11-18

What do you boast in? What is the defining metaphor of your life?