Living Out the Fruit of the SpiritNovember 22, 2022 ● 25 min
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Living out the fruit of the Spirit is not about being perfect, but about living our lives to glorify God and show ourselves as disciples of Jesus Christ. It’s seeking and cultivating the fruit of the Holy Spirit in our lives and exemplifying them in our words, actions, and attitudes so that we might be more like Christ and bear much fruit. God is calling us to a higher life in Him. A life of holiness that bears fruits that other people will see, desire, and want what we have. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control, and they are all about helping us live out a godly life. In John 15:8, Jesus is calling us to bear much more fruit and show ourselves as His disciples, all for the glory of the Father.
Join the conversation with your host, Courtnaye Richard, as she shares more about living out the fruit of the Spirit and why this is so important. There’s no competition, condemnation, or comparison. We’re all called to be different by living out the fruit of the Spirit.
During this episode, you will learn about:
[00:00] Introduction to the show
[00:38] Today’s Focus: Living out the Fruit of the Spirit
[02:48] Scriptures: Galatians 5:22-23, John 15:16
[03:54] Storytime: Living a life that is higher in God
[06:55] Love. What love is, 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, 1 John 3:18
[08:04] Tangible ways to show love to people around you
[09:54] Joy, Nehemiah 8:10, expressing joy and happiness
[11:46] Peace, Philippians 4:6-7, asking for God’s supernatural peace
[13:27] Patience, James 1:2-4, Jeremiah 17:7, being patient in the midst trouble
[17:47] Kindness. Practicing kindness
[18:21] Goodness, Psalms 34:8, John 15:8
[19:26] Faithfulness, John 15:4, remaining faithful in Christ
[21:15] Gentleness, Proverb 15:1, how to be more gentle
[22:50] Self-control, surrender and calm your mind down with scripture and prayer
[24:02] Ending the show and calls to action
Scriptures and Quotes:
●Jesus calls us to bear good fruit and wants us to show this in action; John 15:16
●God is calling us to a life that is higher in Him—living out a godly Christian life so that others will want what we have.
●Joy comes from within, and it’s an expression of happiness.
●Do not be grieved for the joy of the Lord is your strength; Nehemiah 8:10
●Draw closer to God; He will work all things for the good. Be patient in the pain; He has a purpose for you.
●Trust God in the meantime. He is working behind the scenes, and when it’s time, you will be ready.
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