Good Fruit

Produce Good Fruit

There are 9 fruits of the Spirit of which, after becoming a believer in Christ Jesus, are evident. The 9 fruits are;

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law” (Galations 5:22-23).

“And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another” (Galations 5:24-26).

Love “Greek agape; affection or benevolence, specially a love-feast, charity, dear” (Love, 2008, p.2044) “divine love, a strong, ardent, tender, compassionate, devotion to the well-being of someone” (Dake, 2011,p. NT360)

Joy “Greek chara; cheerfulness, calm delight, gladness (Joy, 2008,p.2275) “the emotional excitement, gladness, delight over blessings received or expected for self and for others” (Dake, 2011,p.NT360)

Peace “Greek eirene; peace, prosperity, quietness, rest, tranquility, health, every kind of good” (Peace, 2008,p.2116-2117) “the state of quietness, rest, repose, harmony, order, and security in the midst of turmoil, strife, and temptations” (Dake, 2011,p.NT360)

Longsuffering “Greek makrothumia; patient endurance, to bear long with the frailties, offenses, injuries, and provocations of others, without murmuring, repining, or resentment” (Dake, 2011,p.NT360)

Gentleness “Greek chrestotes; usefulness, moral excellence (in character or demeanor), goodness, kindness” (Gentleness, 2008,p.2278) “a disposition to be gentle, soft-spoken, kind, even-tempered, cultured, and refined in character and conduct” (Dake, 2011,p.NT360)

Goodness “Greek agathosune; virtue or beneficence” (Goodness, 2008, p.2043) “the state of being good, kind, virtuous, benevolent, generous, and God-like in life and conduct” (Dake, 2011,p.NT360)

Faith “Greek pistis; the living, divinely implanted, acquired, and created principle of inward and wholehearted confidence, assurance, trust, and reliance in God and all that He says” (Dake, 2011, p.NT360)

Meekness “Greek praotes; the disposition to be gentle, kind, indulgent, even balanced in tempers and passions, and patient in suffering injuries without feeling a spirit of revenge” (Dake, 2011,p.NT360)

Temperance “Greek enkrateia; self-control, a moderation in the indulgence of the appetites and passions” (Dake, 2011,p.NT360)

What fruit do you produce, good fruit or bad fruit? Does your fruit come from a good tree or an evil tree?

Reference
Dake, F.J.(2011)Dake’s annotated reference bible.Lawrenceville, GA: Dake Publishing, Inc.
Gentleness.(2008).The hebrew-greek key word study bible: King james version.South Korea: AMG International, Inc.
Goodness.(2008).The hebrew-greek key word study bible: King james version.South Korea: AMG International, Inc.
Joy.(2008).The hebrew-greek key word study bible: King james version.South Korea: AMG International, Inc.
Love.(2008).The hebrew-greek key word study bible: King james version.South Korea: AMG International, Inc.
Peace.(2008).The hebrew-greek key word study bible: King james version.South Korea: AMG International, Inc.
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