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What is the Fruit of the Spirit and How Do I Grow It?
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Fruit Of The Spirit
Related Articles. We get busy with school, homework and even part time jobs We often ask ourselves questions such as, "Will we have enough money? Goodness in you desires to see goodness in others and is not beyond confronting or even rebuking as Jesus did with the money changers in the temple for that to happen. Question: Does my life reflect the holiness of God, and do I desire to see others experience God at a deep level in their own lives? A faithful person is one with real integrity.
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He or she is someone others can look to as an example, and someone who is truly devoted to others and to Christ. Question: Are there areas of hypocrisy and indifference toward others in my life, or is my life characterized by faith in Christ and faithfulness to those around me? Meekness is not weakness. Gentleness is not without power, it just chooses to defer to others. It forgives others, corrects with kindness, and lives in tranquility. Question: Do I come across to others as brash and headstrong, or am I allowing the grace of God to flow through me to others?
Self-control is literally releasing our grip on the fleshly desires, choosing instead to be controlled by the Holy Spirit. It is power focused in the right place.
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Question: Are my fleshly desires controlling my life, or am I allowing the Spirit to direct me to the things that please God and serve others? Walk by the Spirit. While not a fruit of the Spirit, the final item on the checkup produces all nine qualities listed above.
God promises that if we are willing to admit that we have been walking our own way and ask for His forgiveness and cleansing, He will empower us through His Spirit to live above ourselves and live the abundant life for which He has created us. We exist to help you succeed in the three most important relationships in life.
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