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A Study Of The Fruit Of The Spirit

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Fruit Of The Spirit

A Study Of The Fruit Of The Spirit
By Mary Lee Thornton

We Have Compiled A Group Of Scriptures To Help Understand What The Bible Says About Each Of These Graces Paul Speaks Of In Galatians 5:22-23.

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1. LOVE                                                                                                      

2. JOY                                                                                                         

3. PEACE                                                                                                    

4. PATIENCE                                                                                            

5. GENTLENESS                                                                                      

6. GOODNESS                                                                                           

7. FAITH                                                                                                    

8. MEEKNESS                                                                                           

9. TEMPERANCE

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1. LOVE
Study Number One
Love.

1. Galatians 5:22, But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,  

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Deuteronomy 6:5. And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

3. Psalm 97:10. Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

4. Proverbs 10:12. Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

5. Matthew 5:44. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

6. Matthew 19:19. Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

7. John 13:34. A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

8. John 14:15. If ye love me, keep my commandments.

9. Romans 13:8. Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

10. 1 John 3:18. My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

11. 1 John 4:18. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

12. 1 John 5:2. By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

13. 2 Corinthians 5:14. For the love of Christ constraineth us;because we thus judge, that if one died for all,then were all dead:

14. 1 Peter 1:22. Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

2. JOY
Fruit Of The Spirit
Study Number Two
Joy

1. Galatians 5:22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 

23. Meekness,temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Nehemiah 8:10. Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord:neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

3. Psalm 16:11. Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

4. Psalm 30:5. For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

5. Isaiah 12:3. Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.

6. John 15:11. These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

7. Romans 14:17. For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink;but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

8. James 1:2. My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

9. 1 Peter 1:8. Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

10. 3 John 4. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

11. Habakkuk 3:18. Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

12. Psalm 51:12. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; uphold me with thy free spirit.

13. Psalm 32:11. Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.

14. Psalm 51:8. Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.

3. PEACE
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Study Number Three
Peace

1. Galatians 5:22.  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Psalm 34:14. Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

3. Psalm 37:11. But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

4. Psalm 119:165. Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.

5. Proverbs 16:7. When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

6. Isaiah 26:3. Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

7. Isaiah 32:17. And the work of righteousness shall be peace;and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance forever.

8. Romans 8:6. For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

9. Romans 14:17. For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

10. Ephesians 4:3. Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

11. Ephesians 6:15. And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;

12. Hebrews 12:14. Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

13. James 3:18. And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

14. 1 Peter 3:11. Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

15. 2 Peter 1:2. Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord.

4. PATIENCE
Fruit Of The Spirit                                                                               
Study Number Four
Longsuffering (Patience)

1. Galatians 5:22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Exodus 34:6. And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

3. Numbers 14:18. The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

4. Psalm 86:15. But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.

5. Romans 2:4. Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

6. 2 Corinthians 6:6. By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,

7. Ephesians 4:2. With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

8. Colossians 1:11. Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;

9. Colossians 3:12. Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

10. 2 Timothy 3:10. But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience,

11. 2 Timothy 4:2. Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

12. 2 Peter 3:9. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward,not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

5. GENTLENESS
Fruit Of The Spirit                                                                               
Study Number Five
Gentleness (kindly in disposition)

1. Galatians 5:22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Psalm 18:35. Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great.

3. 2 Corinthians 10:1. Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

4. 1 Thessalonians 2:7. But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:

5. 2 Timothy 2:24. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

6. Titus 3:2. To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

7. James 3:17. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure,then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

8. Romans 12:10. Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

9. Proverbs 31:26. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

10. Proverbs 31:26. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

11. 2 Corinthians 6:6. By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,

12. Colossians 3:12. Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

13. 2 Peter 1:7. And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

6. GOODNESS
Fruit Of The Spirit                                                                                
Study Number Six
Goodness – (Kind, Compassionate)

1. Galatians 5:22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,  

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Exodus 34:6. And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

3. Psalm 23:6. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

4. Psalm 27:13. I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

5. Psalm 31:19. Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!

6. Psalm 33:5. He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.

7. Romans 2:4. Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

8. Romans 15:14. And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

9. Ephesians 4:32. And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

10. Ephesians 5:9. (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

11. 2 Thessalonians1:11. Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:

12. Psalm 145:8. The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.

7. FAITH
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Study Number Seven
Faith (Noun - Christian Doctrine) (Verb – Confidence)

1. Galatians 5:22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,                                             

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.            Hebrews 11:1, Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

3. Habakkuk 2:4. Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.

4. Ephesians 4:5. One Lord, one faith, one baptism,

5. 1 Thessalonians 5:8. But let us, who are of the day, be sober,putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet,the hope of salvation.

6. Matthew 9:29. Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.

7. Matthew 17:20. And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

8. Acts 14:22. Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

9. Acts 16:5. And so were the churches established in the faith,and increased in number daily.

10. Romans 5:1. Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

11. Ephesians 2:8. For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

12. 2 Timothy 4:7. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

13. Hebrews 11:6. But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

14. 1 Peter 1:9. Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.

8. MEEKNESS
Fruit Of The Spirit
Study Number Eight                                                                           
Meekness (Mild In Disposition)

1. Galatians 5:22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Numbers 12:3. (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)

3. Psalm 147:6. The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

4. 1 Corinthians 4:21. What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?

5. 2 Corinthians 10:1. Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

6. Ephesians 4:2. With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

7. Colossians 3:12. Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind,meekness, longsuffering;

8. 1 Timothy 6:11. But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience,meekness.

9. Titus 3:2. To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

10. James 1:21. Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

11. James 3:13. Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

12. 1 Peter 3:15. But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

Temperance

9. TEMPERANCE
Fruit Of The Spirit
Study Number Nine                                                        
Temperance(Self-Control; Sober-Minded)

1. Galatians 5:22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

2. Acts 24:25. And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance,and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

3. 1 Corinthians 9:25. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

4. 2 Peter 1:6. And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;

5. Titus 1:8. But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

6. Titus 2:2. That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

7. Titus 2:6. Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.

8. 1 Peter 1:13. Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

9. 1 Peter 4:7. But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

10. 1 Peter 5:8. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

11. 2 Corinthians 5:13. For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.

12. 1 Thessalonians 5:8, But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

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