Fruit of the Spirit

", joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control" (Galatians 5:22-23, New International Version).

These are the nine qualities that the apostle Paul refers to as "the fruit of the Spirit"—the characteristics produced in us when we are led by the Spirit of God. They are essential in every Christian's life, and the following materials will provide insight into what they are and how to develop them.

A blog post by Amanda Boyer

Recently I returned from Thailand where I taught at a school called the Legacy Institute. Legacy runs on a volunteer basis, as a service to young adults in Southeast Asia who are interested in learning the Christian faith and English language. Over the last year, I’ve had many new interesting, exciting and challenging experiences, but through them all, these are the three lessons that I learned.

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A blog post by Mitchell Moss
10 Days to Passover - The Last Day Before Passover

It’s the last day before Passover, which begins at sundown tonight. In His day, Jesus, knowing that His hour had come, and that He would be delivered into the hands of the Romans to be killed, gave His disciples the lasting, unforgettable ceremony of the New Covenant Passover. The whole story of what happened during the supper He had with His disciples goes from John 13-18, but the first sentence of John 13 is what we will focus on:

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A blog post by Mitchell Moss
10 Days to Passover - Day 3

Instead of going back to Bethany to stay the night after the lengthy preaching and Olivet Prophecy, Jesus probably stayed on the Mount of Olives overnight. The next day is recorded in Matthew 26:1-5, Mark 14:1-2 and 10-11, and Luke 22:1-6, where we will read what happened:

Posted April 11, 2014 | 0 comments
A blog post by Mitchell Moss

Going back into Jerusalem from Bethany, Jesus and His disciples ran across the fig tree He had cursed the day before. Mark 11:21 explains how the disciples saw the withered fig tree and Jesus made a lesson out of it about having faith.

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A blog post by Mitchell Moss
10 Days to Passover - Day 6

When Jesus comes into Jerusalem from Bethany the day after having His feet and head anointed by Mary, the crowds gather and celebrate Him. John 12:12-16 tells the story succinctly, but Luke 19:29-44 has more detail:

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A blog post by Janet Treadway

Recently, I watched a court proceeding online concerning Rachel Canning, a senior honor student at Morris Catholic High School, who was suing her parents. Rachel claimed her parents "constructively abandoned" her, mostly because she would not break up with her boyfriend and follow her parents’ rules.

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Esteeming Others Better Than Ourselves
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A young person reading a Bible.
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Fruit of the Spirit Sermons

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The Fruit of the Spirit

The Fruit of the Spirit

Jesus Christ taught important spiritual lessons regarding the "fruit" of our lives. What are those lessons, and how well are we applying them? Our eternal life depends on this understanding!

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