“But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives he will produce this kind of fruit in us: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-Control. Galatians 5:22-23
In the Bible Dictionary, the definition of “Fruit of the Spirit” are those gracious dispositions and habits which the Spirit produces in those in whom he dwells and works.
What a perfect way to be and live! What a great goal to live towards! For me, it is a minute by minute, hour by hour work in progress but I do desire to be filled with the “Fruit of The Spirit”. In fact, in my daily prayers I ask God to fill me with love and compassion to be his hands and feet and heart.
As a disciple isn’t that the way God uses us? We must have a heart of love, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. By living this way we automatically receive Joy and Peace in return… they are by-products of being filled with the spirit! THANKS BE TO GOD!!!