The Nine-Fold Fruit of the Holy Spirit
FRUIT … YOU MUST BEAR IT
|JOHN 15:8||Herein (in this) is my Father glorified (honoured), that YE bear much fruit so shall ye be (become) my disciples (taught or trained one). JOHN 15:16.|
JOHN 17:22 - one in God’s love.
JOHN 17:23… that the world may know … (as we abide in Jesus’ love).
JOHN 17:26 - only those who love with God’s love will go on and see Jesus face to face.
|2 THESSALONIANS 1:11-12||… that the name of our LORD JESUS CHRIST may be glorified IN YOU and YE in Him (JOHN 17:22)|
|GALATIANS 5:22-23||The fruit of the Holy Spirit …|
|1 JOHN 4:8||He that loveth not knoweth not God (JOHN 17:3); for God is love (1 JOHN 3:16; 1 JOHN 2:6).|
|1 JOHN 4:5||But 1 JOHN 4:6,7 … let us love one another: for love is of God; FOR every one that loveth (gives his life for God’s work and the brethren) IS BORN OF GOD, and knoweth God (JOHN 17:3).|
So all must show forth the fruit of God’s Spirit in their lives … or they know not God and have not eternal life (JOHN 17:3).
|JOHN 4:34||Jesus’ will is your will (1 CORINTHIANS 2:16). JOHN 4:35 – Don’t waste the time God has given you – people are dying in sin. JOHN 4:36 – God’s work will be wrought through those who walk in love … and love not their lives.|
|JOHN 12:24||Jesus says – JOHN 12:25-26 = JOHN 17:20-24 – you must die to yourself, you are not your own …|
|JOHN 15:1-8||JOHN 15:16|
|ROMANS 1:10-13||PRAY for God’s oversight. PRAY that many more will take God’s Word (good news) forward – giving their lives up.|
|ROMANS 6:22||This is the way – being servants to God (JOHN 12:26)|
|EPHESIANS 5:8||But EPHESIANS 5:9 – For the fruit OF THE SPIRIT is in ALL GOODNESS and RIGHTEOUSNESS and TRUTH. (God says so).|
|PHILIPPIANS 1:6,8-11||Being filled (made full) with the fruits of righteousness (rightness) which are by (through OR by means of) Jesus Christ (COLOSSIANS 1:27) unto the glory and praise (commendation) of God (JOHN 15:8).|
|PHILIPPIANS 4:15-16,17||All oversight must seek fruit to be revealed in God’s sons.|
Man’s mind would try and rule – but our God says bring the thoughts and imaginations into subjection …
|HEBREWS 12:11||Chastening means instruction – our Father instructs us so that we will keep our eyes on Him alone and bring forth fruit for His glory - (He instructs us from His Word how to bring forth fruit) – (2 CORINTHIANS 3:18) – dying to self and living by His power. (HEBREWS 12:10 – holiness = God’s setting apart from the ways of the world = PSALM 93:5 – We are God’s house – 1 CORINTHIANS 6:19,20)|
|HEBREWS 12:11||Yieldeth (= gives off; or away; or gives back) – NUMBERS 17:8; NUMBERS 17:1-4,8 – instructions were given, OBEYED, and a work wrought by God.|
|GENESIS 1:11,12||God said it – THE EARTH OBEYED – so = GALATIANS 5:22-23 = GOD SAYS “LET THERE BE …”|
It is all by God’s Spirit working in you… (ZECHARIAH 4:6)
|ISAIAH 5:9,10||one bath = 8 gallons; ephah = 1/10th of seed sown – useless – is this your standard? – OR MATTHEW 13:8,9?|
|JEREMIAH 17:5-6||But JEREMIAH 17:7-8…he shall be …(always abounding in love).|
|1 PETER 4:8||…for charity (agape-love) shall (will) cover a multitude of sins (errors).|
You – THE CHURCH – Jesus’ bride – MUST live for God and one another (go on in love).
|LEVITICUS 25:19||We are in the Promised Land now (HEBREWS 12:22-24). The body of Christ as one and individually must show forth fruit to glorify God.|
|PROVERBS 12:12||= JOHN 15:1-5. Jesus does it all… if we abide in Him.|
|NEHEMIAH 9:29||Is this you putting on an act?|
|REVELATION 22:2||THIS IS NOW = God seeks fruit. We are in New Jerusalem = continual daily walk to yield fruit TO GOD!|
|MARK 4:7-8||ROMANS 6:12-13,17-19. Yield to God – fruit will be yielded.|
|JAMES 3:12||You must determine one way or the other.|
|HEBREWS 13:15||As we do this, God’s Spirit works in our heart = PHILIPPIANS 2:13… (Give glorious praise to our God).|
|JAMES 3:17-18||It is of God = wait before Him.|
|JAMES 5:7||Precious (honourable or honoured). HE WAITETH (expects earnestly) – waiteth (MEANS has waited long).|
|JAMES 5:17-18||All is from above (look up…)|
NOBODY wants spotty, rotten, or green fruit – nobody – MALACHI 1:6-11 – MALACHI 2:7 – (1 PETER 2:9).
Jesus = vine (JOHN 15:1) We = branches = Glorify the vine. How? By MUCH FRUIT! MUCH love; MUCH joy; MUCH peace; MUCH longsuffering; MUCH gentleness; MUCH goodness; MUCH faith; MUCH meekness; MUCH temperance (GALATIANS 5:23 = 1 PETER 4:8).
|MATTHEW 13:23||EZEKIEL 36:11 - This is God’s pattern – let Him work.|
|PSALM 92:12-14||to show… PSALM 92:15.|
|LUKE 8:15||good ground…honest and good heart…HEARD WORD (of God)…keep it and bring forth fruit with patience (endurance or continuance).|
|ROMANS 7:4-5||a new life now – Jesus’ life – JOHN 15:1-5,8.|
|COLOSSIANS 1:2-6||this church was bringing forth fruit – glorifying God.|
|But… JUDE 12||You examine yourself (2 CORINTHIANS 13:5-6).|
|EZEKIEL 1:7,12||Under oppression and persecution.|
|COLOSSIANS 1:9-11||Verse 10 - fruitful (to bear fruit) in every good work (EPHESIANS 2:10 – we are in an ordained walk – FRUIT MUST SHOW OUT).|
|HEBREWS 13:20-21||Now…God of peace…make YOU perfect (to fit thoroughly; adjust) IN EVERY good work working in you…|
|GENESIS 41:52||Through afflictions the flesh is mortified – we decrease – and so then as we go on in the Spirit, Jesus increases – we show forth the fruit of the Spirit of God.|
|ISAIAH 29:14,17-19||We are the fruitful field – ever go on in Christ.|
|ISAIAH 32:13-18||The Spirit of God is upon us|
|GENESIS 17:1,6||The promise is to the church today – as God’s sons go forward in love.|
|GENESIS 28:3||JOHN 3:27 – look to our God – He works a work.|
|GENESIS 48:3-4||God says in His word – He causes to be fruitful.|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth fruit – worthy (honouring) – repentance – (a change of mind) - ACTS 2:38.|
|JOHN 15:12||THIS is my commandment (thing given in charge) that YE love (agapao) - 1 JOHN 3:16 (agape) … We ought (are obliged; owe; indebted) to lay down our lives for the brethren JOHN 15:12 … That YE love one another as I have loved (laid down My life) FOR YOU!|
|JOHN 15:13||Greater love (agape - 1 JOHN 3:15) hath no man than this that a man lay (put; place) down HIS LIFE (animal life; breath) for his friends.|
|JOHN 15:14||Ye are my friends IF ye DO (means to do, not passive word) whatsoever (as many as) I command (give in charge) YOU!|
|JOHN 14:15||IF…. LUKE 6:46… LUKE 6:44! … LUKE 6:38 - Give of your life! - LUKE 6:45 Well, you judge yourself.|
|1 JOHN 5:3||This IS the love of God (Read it and know it in your heart).|
|2 JOHN 6,5|
|JOHN 14:23||JESUS SAID; If a man love ME he will keep (watch; observe) My words (speech; matter).|
|JOHN 14:24||So it’s up to you. Some do not wholly follow Jesus words.|
|JOHN 15:17||Jesus’ command is Jesus’ command. Do not add to nor take away from Jesus’ words.|
|JOHN 15:8||Herein is my Father glorified that YE bear (carry) much fruit (love for one another).|
|JOHN 13:34||…As I have loved YOU that YE ALSO love one another!|
|JOHN 13:35||By this shall (all men) know that YE are my disciples (taught or trained ones) IF YE have love one to another.|
|1 JOHN 3:16||A complete denial of self (LUKE 22:41-46) - This is love.|
This is love! THE LOVE OF GOD OUR FATHER!
SOME ARE NOT WALKING IN GOD’S LOVE TO THE BRETHREN.
|JEREMIAH 2:5||What have you found wrong with this walk that you walk after vanity (the world)?|
|JEREMIAH 2:6-7||NOW is the time YOU must show the fruit of the Holy Spirit. Where is it? Is it in your life? Is it shining out of you? You must show it. You’ve been taught how to bring forth fruit!|
Faith which worketh (works in – energio) love (agape – 1 JOHN 3:16).
This is what God says and so it will work no other way than all giving their lives for one another. No gospel to all the world; no miraculous doing of God…and so on. So you must now make your stand. - It’s either Jesus’ way, or the world’s way (which is death – PROVERBS 14:12; PROVERBS 16:25).
|JOHN 10:17||Jesus’ love for us.|
|JOHN 10:18||This power is within us also to lay down the old life and live Jesus’ faith. A glorious new life must shine out from God’s sons.|
|1 JOHN 4:7||This is clear enough.|
|1 JOHN 4:8||= JOHN 17:3 - If you do not give your life in love for the brethren you don’t know your God, so you won’t see Jesus (JOHN 17:3).|
|1 JOHN 2:6||You are obliged to bring forth fruit – love (God says so).|
|1 JOHN 5:20||Sons of God have no excuse. This verse shows us so.|
|1 CORINTHIANS 13:1-8||Charity (love) never fails, is always abounding in those who wait truly in the Spirit before God’s throne.|
|1 JOHN 4:8||JOHN 17:3 – 1 JOHN 4:6. Do you hear God’s word to you?|
|1 JOHN 4:7||…let us love one another.|
|1 JOHN 4:8-10||So…|
|1 JOHN 4:11||Beloved, if God so loved us we ought (are obliged) to love one another.|
|1 JOHN 4:12||IF|
|1 JOHN 4:16||… God is love and he that dwelleth (remains) in love (giving his life for the brethren) dwelleth (remains) in God and God in him (JOHN 15:5).|
|1 JOHN 4:16,17||Herein is our love made perfect (if we remain in Him and He in us).|
|1 JOHN 4:21||This is God’s commandment.|
|JOHN 15:9||… continue YE in my love!|
|JOHN 15:10||If ye keep my commandments ye shall abide in my love even as I have kept my Father’s commandment and abide in his love (Jesus’ love is salvation to us. He gave His life.)|
|This is love… JOHN 15:13||Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down (to put or place down) his life (psuche – animal life or breath) for his friends.|
|JOHN 15:14||Ye are my friends IF ye do whatsoever I command you.|
JOHN 15:13-14 means Jesus laid down His life for us if we do as He commands us. If we don’t do as Jesus’ word commands then we are rebellious and we don’t accept that He died for us for we go on our way to destruction.
You must be a disciple - A TRAINED ONE - keeping God’s Word.
|ROMANS 5:5||Sons of God have no excuse not to walk in love… the love of God is shed abroad (poured out) in our hearts by the Holy Ghost… (GALATIANS 5:22-23) but the fruit of the Spirit is love…|
|ROMANS 13:10||Love worketh no ill (evil) to his neighbour therefore love is the fulfilling (fullness) OF THE LAW.|
So….Verses 11-14 = God’s command - Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ - GOD IS LOVE.
|GALATIANS 5:13||Jesus says, If ye love me, keep my commandments. (JOHN 14:15,23-24).|
|1 JOHN 2:3,5-6||= JOHN 17:3 = 1 JOHN 2:4. 1 JOHN 2:15 … If …|
|1 JOHN 3:1||All must see God’s love and go on in God’s love. 1 JOHN 3:16.|
|1 JOHN 4:12,16,17||to have boldness in the day of judgment, God’s love must be mightily manifest in you!|
|1 JOHN 5:3||This IS THE LOVE of God that we walk after His commandments and His commandments are not grievous (weighty or heavy) (JOHN 15:13,14).|
|2 JOHN 6||And this IS LOVE that we walk after His commandments…|
|JUDE 20,21||Keep yourselves in the love of God by praying in the Spirit daily (in the new tongue and will all your heart).|
|EPHESIANS 1:3,4||as he hath CHOSEN US in Him before the foundation of the world that we should be HOLY and without blame (blameless) BEFORE (in front of) HIM in love.|
|EPHESIANS 3:17-19||The world cannot understand God’s love in us.|
|EPHESIANS 5:1,2||DO IT. God says so! ... walk in love, as Christ … hath given himself …|
|1 THESSALONIANS 1:2,3||labour (a wearying out of work; or a beating) of love …|
|1 THESSALONIANS 3:12||God can, and will if you seek Him to do so. (Abound means to be over and above) - 1 THESSALONIANS 3:13.|
|1 TIMOTHY 6:11||…. O man of God … follow love|
|PHILEMON 4,5||Love towards the Lord Jesus and towards ALL saints.|
|HEBREWS 6:10-12||Go on and keep letting God work through you.|
|HEBREWS 10:24||And let us consider (perceive thoroughly) one another to provoke (excite) into love and to good works (beautiful or pleasing deeds).|
|2 CORINTHIANS 9:10-11|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruits (love) worthy of (honouring) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38.|
JOY = Grk. Chara = gladness; joy …
|JUDE 24||Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless (without blemish; blame; spot) before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy (gladness) … be glory and majesty …|
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance ….|
So we see that God says that joy is a fruit of the Holy Spirit.
As God’s sons and daughters wait before Him in prayer – praying from the heart in the Spirit (in the new tongue given them of God) – the fruit of the Holy Spirit grows and is revealed to others as we walk with Holy Spirit joy showing out of our life in Christ.
|JOHN 15:1,2||So we see fruit of the Holy Spirit is a must or a branch (person) will be cut off – God says so!|
|JOHN 15:4||Shows an abiding in Christ for fruit to grow!|
|JOHN 15:5||This is positive – simply abiding (to remain or continue) in Christ in a heart walk.|
|JOHN 15:6||No abiding – Christ cannot live in us as He says He must - hence no fruit - cast forth and burnt in hell - useless to our God!|
|JOHN 15:8||Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit (joy (in this talk)).|
|JOHN 15:16||Ye have not chosen Me, but I have chosen YOU, and ordained (put; placed; or set) you, that ye should go and bring forth (bear) fruit, and that your fruit should remain … Ask – (aiteo – crave).|
|1 PETER 4:11-12||LUKE 2:9-11. 1 PETER 4:13. GALATIANS 5:22. Show it out.|
|ISAIAH 9:2-3||We now see Jesus IN US – great light in us – great joy being revealed in our lives – the joy of heaven – this is not of this world, not the joy of the harvest and not the joy of the clamouring worldly ways!|
|ISAIAH 9:6-7||See He (Jesus) is given for our sins!|
|LUKE 2:9-11||Angel of the Lord … Glory of the Lord shone round about them as about and in us today! And the angel said … fear not, for behold, I bring you tidings of great joy … for unto you is born … a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord - HE lives within us!|
|ISAIAH 12:2||Behold, God is my salvation … for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song: he also IS BECOME my salvation. THEREFORE with joy (rejoicing; gladness) shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation (safety).|
|See JOHN 7:37-39||JOHN 4:10-11,13-14 (Life-giving water).|
Water of life – from our God – draw it out and drink up with joy!
REVELATION 22:17 – Freely take and drink with joy (freely – gratis).
|PSALM 36:8-9||REVELATION 21:6|
|ISAIAH 51:3||Joy – God does it as we abide in Christ before God’s throne. ISAIAH 51:4.|
|ISAIAH 55:11-12||Our God sends us giving out His Word and doing His work with His joy within us! God says we will go out with joy – so that’s that and be led forth with peace (completeness) our God says it shall be so! We have God’s Word – good news to the lost and suffering.|
|JOHN 15:11||Reveals this heavenly joy is Jesus’ joy as we let Him live within us – GALATIANS 2:20 – by Holy Spirit power – Holy Spirit fruit.|
|ROMANS 14:17||For the kingdom is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace (unity and concord), and joy in the Holy Ghost.|
|ROMANS 14:18-19||LUKE 17:20-21. ROMANS 8:9-17.|
|PHILIPPIANS 1:3-5||Supplication with joy.|
|1 THESSALONIANS 1:5-6||Our Gospel – God’s Word – came in word, power, in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance… and ye received the word in much affliction (pressure), with the joy of the Holy Ghost.|
|1 THESSALONIANS 1:7||ensamples – walking in Holy Spirit joy.|
|Also JAMES 1:2||... count it all joy (every joy) when ye fall into divers temptations – glorify God that he is allowing us to be tried!|
|1 PETER 1:5-8||At all times rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory as we believe and abide in Christ.|
|PHILIPPIANS 4:4||… rejoice (present – continuous tense) always rejoicing in the Lord!|
|MATTHEW 13:44-46||For joy - sells all that he hath (gives up the world).|
|MATTHEW 13:23||Word of God – seed. Must be a hearing and a receiving of the seed into good ground, understanding it by Holy Spirit revealing, and bearing of fruit.|
|MATTHEW 13:18-22||Reveal to us why people do not bring forth the fruit of the Holy Spirit - they get their eyes off Jesus and don’t abide in Him!|
|NEHEMIAH 8:9-10||This day is now - each day for us – PSALM 118:24. Verses 8-10 …for the joy of the Lord (it is of the Lord – the fruit of the Holy Spirit) is your strength (stronghold). So, wisdom is to abide in Christ and let His joy live through our whole being – seeing all that is in each day for us in Christ Jesus as joy!|
The joy of the Lord IS YOUR STRENGTH!
See Jesus and His salvation – don’t see problems – Jesus took them on Himself on Calvary!
Again… JAMES 1:2… COUNT IT ALL JOY when ye fall into diverse (variegated; spotted; various; different) temptations (trials; proof or provings). We must see God’s grace saved us and holds us up! Nothing less than by God’s grace are we saved – through faith (given to us from God Himself). So if a trying or proving comes along, and we do happen to fall – see that God’s grace is always there – Jesus’ blood was shed for our sins – and God is able to lift us up and He gets the glory always. So count it all joy no matter what goes on!
It is all by the grace of God in this walk God has placed us in – and so we have been trained by God Himself to look upon our sacrifice for sins – Jesus – and joy in that He has saved us, and is able to keep us from falling.
|1 PETER 4:12-13|
|EZRA 6:15-17||Prayer from the heart now! NEHEMIAH 8:10.|
|PSALM 48:2||Mt. Zion – we representatives – so be joyful in the Lord!|
|NEHEMIAH 12:43||God made them (and us) rejoice – He brings it to pass! Joy of Jerusalem – we represent New Jerusalem!|
|PSALM 51:11-12||He does it all – look upon our God always.|
|PSALM 105:43-44||As He’s done with us also with joy! PSALM 105:45.|
|PSALM 27:6||Joy in our praise to God - draw out of the wells of salvation with joy.|
|PSALM 35:9||Well, do it!|
|PSALM 149:1-5||Joyful in glory. We are there.|
|PSALM 98:1||He has – He says so! PSALM 98:2-6|
We see in ACTS 20:35… It is more blessed (happy) to give than to receive (or to take). So often among God’s people, you will see some giving up all for God and the brethren, giving of their goods and money to others in need (and LUKE 6:38 – being fulfilled in their lives – making the meaner ones to stand out as not joyful givers – living in the love of God towards God’s people).
So… it is happy to give and God’s love activates His sons to give.
|PSALM 119:1-2||Blessed are the undefiled (perfect or sincere) in the way who walk in the law of the Lord. Blessed are they that keep His testimonies and seek Him with the whole heart.|
|PSALM 119:3||they that do not iniquity – they WALK in His ways.|
|PSALM 1:1-3||A blessed, joyful and happy people who keep God’s Word.|
Read all the PSALMS – the word “blessed” mostly means “happy” – e.g. PSALM 40:4 – Blessed (happy) is that man that maketh (sets) the Lord his trust. (God causes those who walk in His ways to be joyful – He causes His Spirit to bring forth fruit – joy).
|JAMES 1:25||But whoso looketh (to stoop alongside of - this is real looking) into the perfect (complete) law of liberty (freedom) and continueth THEREIN he BEING not a forgetful hearer, but a doer (performer) of the work this man SHALL BE blessed (happy) in his deed (or doing).|
|REVELATION 22:7||…Blessed (happy) is he that keepeth the saying of the prophecy of this book (God says so and His word is truth – JOHN 17:17).|
As God’s sons stay obedient to God’s Word – God causes the fruit of His Spirit to be brought forth – joy included.
|PSALM 32:1-2||Shows us that blessed (or happy) is the man who knows His God (JOHN 17:3). True sons of God know their God has saved them and they joy in the presence of the Living God.|
As we walk on in Jesus (COLOSSIANS 1:27), and as God’s Spirit reveals God’s ways to us (JOHN 16:13-14), we are joyful or happy people.
|LUKE 10:23-24||… Blessed (or happy) are the eyes which see the things that ye see… (joy as we behold the glory and mystery of our God.)|
|LUKE 10:17-24||Be joyful as you walk in Christ your Saviour.|
|PROVERBS 29:18||Where there is no vision the people perish (as in our day – people are giving up as they see no future): but HE that keepeth (observes, or takes heed to) the law, happy IS HE.|
And so again and again we see that the fruit of God’s Spirit grows in those who follow their God. They are a joyful people.
|PSALM 106:3||Blessed (happy) or very happy are they that keep judgment and he that doeth righteousness (rightness) at all times.|
|JOB 5:17||Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth (reproves); therefore despise not (reject not) thou the chastisement (instruction) of the Almighty.|
|1 CORINTHIANS 11:31-32||Our God is a God of love and mercy – joy is His saving grace.|
|Read PSALM 112:1-3||Happy is the man that delighteth greatly IN HIS COMMANDMENTS (THERE IS the joy of God’s Spirit IN those who love to serve their God and delight in His Word and who take God’s instruction).|
|PSALM 128:1-4||PROVERBS 16:20; PSALM 2:12; PSALM 34:8; PSALM 40:4; and PSALM 84:12.|
|JOHN 13:3-16,17||IF … happy are ye IF YE DO THEM. God CAUSES His joy to flow as we obey His Word.|
|ACTS 13:49-52||ROMANS 15:13|
|HEBREWS 12:2||God’s joy cannot flow through you until you start to die away.|
|1 PETER 1:8||3 JOHN 4 (How are you walking?)|
|COLOSSIANS 1:9-11||Be joyful – see Jesus (HEBREWS 2:9) in time of trial.|
|MATTHEW 13:44-46||God’s joy flows through us only as we look to Him and walk fully in Jesus.|
|ISAIAH 66:8-14||Our God is only too ready and able to pour His joy into your heart. You must know your God and serve Him.|
|ISAIAH 66:12||for thus saith the Lord – (I will) extend (stretch out) peace (completeness) to her like a river.|
|ISAIAH 66:14||and when ye see (behold or enjoy) this, your heart shall rejoice (our God says so).|
Go on in Jesus waiting before your Father daily for the fruit of the Spirit to grow within you – Joy!
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit OF THE SPIRIT is JOY (God says so!)|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruit (joy) worthy of (honouring or meriting) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38|
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit of the Spirit is PEACE (unity or concord) with God, with others and with self.|
|ISAIAH 66:5-14||v. 10 – Rejoice in the New Jerusalem (HEBREWS 12:22-24) – AS you rejoice – eyes on Jesus – the peace of God’s Spirit grows within you while you wait before the throne of your God – praying in the Spirit (the new tongue) and praying from the heart.|
|ISAIAH 66:12||I will extend PEACE to her like a river (you must be in the centre of God’s work – letting Him flow His peace into your heart by His Spirit – ZECHARIAH 4:6)|
|JOHN 14:27||Peace … my (Jesus’) peace – NOT AS THE WORLD GIVETH.|
|COLOSSIANS 1:27||As Jesus lives in you, His peace floods your whole life – let Jesus reign in your whole being - let His peace prevail.|
Study where peace comes from …
|1 CORINTHIANS 1:3||2 CORINTHIANS 1:2; GALATIANS 1:3; EPHESIANS 1:2; PHILIPPIANS 1:2; COLOSSIANS 1:2; 1 THESSALONIANS 1:1; 2 THESSALONIANS 1:2; 1 TIMOTHY 1:2; 2 TIMOTHY 1:2; TITUS 1:4; PHILEMON 3; 1 PETER 1:2 … Peace BE MULTIPLIED (this is glorious). 2 PETER 1:2; 2 JOHN 3; JUDE 2.|
… ALL FROM GOD OUR FATHER by the power of His Spirit WORKING IN US.
|LUKE 1:76-79||Jesus to guide us in the way of peace (COLOSSIANS 1:27) – His life (COLOSSIANS 3:4) is in God's sons – His peace is in God's sons – let it be manifested.|
|JOHN 16:22-26,33||in Jesus – peace – Jesus’ peace by the Holy Spirit.|
|ACTS 10:36||… peace by Jesus Christ (JOHN 15:1-5 – you must abide and then the fruit will come forth).|
|ROMANS 2:10,11||This is God’s Word|
|ROMANS 8:6||To be spiritually minded (the minding of the Spirit) is peace (God says so). (HEBREWS 2:1-4 – hold fast to God’s Spirit – He will bring forth the fruit that gives glory to our Father – JOHN 15:8)|
|ROMANS 15:33||Our God is a God of peace (He says so) (2 CORINTHIANS 6:16) – God will walk in us – His peace will be in us – even all the fruit of His Spirit as He lives His life through Christ in us (COLOSSIANS 1:27).|
|JOHN 14:23||Jesus said this – so love Him, keep His Words, and we shall stay in Jesus’ and His Father’s abode with the glorious peace of God in our lives through the Spirit.|
|EPHESIANS 2:14,21-22||Christ in us (our peace) whom God works His works through.|
|ROMANS 10:15||Take God’s Word into your heart – it is the Gospel (good news) of peace.|
|1 CORINTHIANS 7:15||Not called to confusion but called to peace in Christ Jesus.|
|1 CORINTHIANS 14:33||God is the author of peace (peace comes with Jesus dwelling IN YOU).|
|2 CORINTHIANS 13:11||Live in peace (JOHN 14:27 – the peace that is Jesus’ life by the Spirit). (We see from this verse that our Father is the God OF LOVE AND PEACE).|
Again – EPHESIANS 2:14 – for He (Jesus) is our peace (God says so). We come to the Father in Jesus (COLOSSIANS 1:27).
|PHILIPPIANS 4:7||Peace is of God (and the peace of God shall keep your hearts and minds through JESUS CHRIST).|
|PHILIPPIANS 4:9||and the GOD of peace shall be with you.|
|COLOSSIANS 3:15||… let the peace OF GOD rule in your hearts …|
|1 THESSALONIANS 5:23||and the very God of peace sanctify you.|
|2 THESSALONIANS 3:16||Now the Lord (Master) of peace Himself (COLOSSIANS 1:27) give you peace always…|
|HEBREWS 7:2||… King OF PEACE – Jesus (HEBREWS 12:22 – Jerusalem = possession OF PEACE).|
|HEBREWS 12:14||God’s peace – the fruit of the Holy Spirit in you.|
|HEBREWS 13:20||… the God of peace (2 CORINTHIANS 6:16).|
|JAMES 3:18||The fruit of righteousness is sown IN PEACE (God’s peace) of them that make peace (all by God’s Spirit).|
|1 PETER 3:11||GALATIANS 5:22 – all by the Spirit of God – seek it (wait before God daily and ask that His peace grow in you).|
|1 PETER 5:14||Peace with all that are in Christ Jesus (JOHN 15:5 – you must abide in Jesus for peace to grow and grow).|
|2 PETER 3:11-13,14||Be diligent (USE haste or speed) that ye may be found in Him (Jesus) JOHN 15:5) in peace.|
|ISAIAH 9:6||… His name … Prince (head; official; or captain) OF PEACE.|
|ISAIAH 9:7||… peace – no end …|
|ISAIAH 26:12||He is the author of peace – He can ordain it by the Spirit in your life.|
|ISAIAH 32:17||Read this verse well!|
|ISAIAH 45:7||JOHN 3:27 – Look to our God – He gives His peace.|
|ISAIAH 48:18||PROVERBS 3:1,2 – as Gods’ Word lives in our heart = peace.|
|ISAIAH 53:5||Jesus died and rose again so that He could live in our hearts and give us His peace.|
|ISAIAH 54:10||Peace of God to us is part of the covenant of God in Jesus’ blood.|
|ISAIAH 55:12||God says so! = ROMANS 8:14.|
Read PSALM 29:11; PSALM 34:14; PSALM 55:18; PSALM 85:10; PSALM 119:165; PSALM 122:1-6,7-8; PSALM 147:11-13,14.
|LAMENTATIONS 3:17||And God can take His peace from those who walk not in His ways.|
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit OF THE SPIRIT is PEACE (God says so).|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruit (peace) worthy of (meriting or honouring) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38.|
|EXODUS 34:6||… the Lord, the Lord God is merciful and gracious, longsuffering (long of face or anger – does not get angry quickly, but gives ample opportunity for all to walk in His ways) and abundant in truth (steadfastness).|
|COLOSSIANS 1:27||Says Christ in you (and God is in Christ) – so God’s sons must let Jesus’ life (longsuffering) radiate from them (1 JOHN 5:20 … even in His son – Jesus Christ – this is THE TRUE GOD). (JOHN 17:21.22 – Jesus and the Father are one).|
|NUMBERS 14:18||The Lord IS longsuffering, and of great mercy …|
|PSALM 86:15||But thou O Lord art a God full of compassion – and gracious = longsuffering …|
|2 PETER 3:9||The Lord IS longsuffering to usward, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance (we must go on with the Word of God – longsuffering in all things that we may find His sheep and save them. God has been longsuffering, while you have been taught by Him.|
|ROMANS 2:4||… the riches of His (God’s) goodness and forbearance and longsuffering …. The goodness of God leadeth THEE to repentance.|
|2 CORINTHIANS 6:4||But in all things APPROVING OURSELVES …|
|2 CORINTHIANS 6:5,6||… by longsuffering …|
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit of the Spirit is … longsuffering.|
|EPHESIANS 4:1,2||I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord beseech you that ye walk worthy (or worthily) of the vocation (calling) wherewith you are called WITH ALL lowliness (lowliness of mind) and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing (holding self back) one another in love.|
|COLOSSIANS 1:10,11||Strengthened with all might according to (or by) His glorious power (or strength) unto (or into) all patience and longsuffering WITH JOYFULNESS giving thanks unto the Father …|
|COLOSSIANS 3:12||Put on … AS THE ELECT of God … longsuffering (fruit of God’s Spirit).|
|1 TIMOTHY 1:16||… I obtained mercy that in me first JESUS CHRIST might show (show inwardly) all longsuffering for a pattern TO THEM which should hereafter believe on Him to life everlasting (1 CORINTHIANS 11:1). 1 TIMOTHY 1:15 – for this cause – v. 16 – you obtained mercy also (JOHN 15:8,16).|
|2 TIMOTHY 3:10||… all the fruit of God’s Spirit (ZECHARIAH 4:6)|
|2 TIMOTHY 4:2||Preach THE WORD … reprove (convict), rebuke (chide), exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. (Christ working through us by God’s power).|
|1 PETER 3:20||God is working in us and waiting with longsuffering for the bride of Christ (JAMES 5:7 – precious fruit – longsuffering in His sons).|
|2 PETER 3:13-15||… and account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation (and He is in us).|
|2 PETER 3:16-18||Don’t fall from your steadfastness in Jesus – LET HIM LIVE through you.|
|And again – JAMES 5:7||Be long patient or suffer with long patience (HEBREWS 10:36) = JAMES 5:8-11.|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruit (longsuffering) worthy of (meriting, or honouring) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38.|
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit of the Spirit is gentleness (kindness OR usefulness).|
|2 SAMUEL 22:36||(David praising God) – Thou hast also given me the shield of my salvation (safety): and Thy GENTLENESS (humbleness) hath made me great (Christ in us – humbleness – is of God). (PSALM 113:1-5,6-9; MATTHEW 18:4; MATTHEW 23:12; LUKE 18:14; PHILIPPIANS 2:8; PROVERBS 6:3 = JOHN 15:13-14; JAMES 4:10; 1 PETER 5:6; PROVERBS 15:33; PROVERBS 18:12; PROVERBS 22:4; 1 PETER 5:5; ACTS 20:16-20).|
|PSALM 18:35||… Thy gentleness (humility) hath made me great.|
|2 CORINTHIANS 10:1||Now I Paul myself beseech you by the MEEKNESS (mildness) AND gentleness OF CHRIST … (gentleness = fruit of God’s Holy Spirit – grows in us as we abide IN CHRIST – JOHN 15:1-5).|
|TITUS 3:2||… to speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle (pliant), showing all meekness unto all men.|
|TITUS 2:6-8||… sound speech which cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil (worthless) thing to say of you.|
|JAMES 3:17||But the wisdom that is from above is gentle (yielding, pliant), and easy to be intreated (easily persuaded) – HEBREWS 12:6-8.|
|PROVERBS 1:20-33||Let God instruct you from His Word so that you may be useful to His work.|
|PROVERBS 2:1-5,6-9||PROVERBS 3:1-6. PROVERBS 4:1-12 – Let God’s Word work in you.|
|1 THESSALONIANS 2:7||But we were gentle (mild) among you even as a nurse (a nourisher) cherisheth her children.|
|2 TIMOTHY 2:24||And the servant of the Lord MUST NOT strive (fight); but be gentle (mild) unto all men, apt to teach, patient in meekness, instructing those that oppose themselves: if GOD peradventure will give THEM repentance (a change of mind) – 2 TIMOTHY 2:26.|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruit (gentleness) worthy of (meriting, or honouring) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38.|
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit of the Spirit IS … goodness … (this word simply means goodness).|
|ROMANS 15:13,14||And I myself also am persuaded of you my brethren that ye ALSO are full (or stored) of goodness …|
|EPHESIANS 5:9||For the fruit of the Spirit IS IN ALL goodness AND righteousness AND truth proving what is acceptable (well-pleasing) unto the Lord.|
|EPHESIANS 5:8||For ye were sometimes (once) darkness but now are ye light (radiance) in the Lord – walk (walk around) as children (a child; or one born) of light (radiance).|
Goodness is a fruit of the Holy Spirit – our Father says so – keep Christ in your heart, for the Father is one with Him (JOHN 17:21,22).
|2 THESSALONIANS 1:11||Wherefore also we pray always for you that our God would count you worthy of this calling and fulfil ALL THE good pleasure (or good thought) of HIS goodness.|
|2 THESSALONIANS 1:12||… that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you AND YE IN HIM according to the grace (favour) of God and our Lord Jesus Christ.|
|PSALM 36:9-10||… thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasure (delight) – EZRA 36:27 – PROVERBS 4:18-20|
GOODNESS IS OF GOD FROM ABOVE – JOHN 3:27.
|EXODUS 34:6||… The Lord, The Lord God - merciful (pitiful) and gracious, longsuffering and abundant in goodness (kindness) and truth (steadfastness).|
|PSALM 33:1-5||… the earth IS full of the goodness OF THE LORD.|
|PSALM 52:1||PSALM 107:8,15,21,31 – and He is in our hearts.|
|PSALM 144:2||My goodness …. (2 CORINTHIANS 6:16)|
|NUMBERS 10:29-32||Even God’s goodness in us even unto all men.|
|JUDGES 8:33-35||Don’t follow their example – 1 CORINTHIANS 10:5-11.|
|1 KINGS 8:66||ACTS 13:22 – EZEKIEL 36:26-27|
|2 CHRONICLES 6:40,41||Rejoice in God’s goodness unto us and do unto others …|
|2 CHRONICLES 7:10,14|
|PSALM 16:2||Our goodness is from God to radiate out to others (PHILIPPIANS 2:12,13).|
|PSALM 21:3||For Thou preventest him (goeth before him) with the blessings of goodness (our goodness is from God).|
|PSALM 65:10,11||Thou crownest the year with Thy goodness (JAMES 2:8).|
|PSALM 68:7-10||Poor = oppressed.|
|PSALM 107:1,2-9||… He filleth the hungry soul with goodness (God’s goodness by the power of His Spirit).|
|NEHEMIAH 9:25,35||Bring forth fruits worthy of repentance.|
|PSALM 31:19||PSALM 65:4 – PSALM 145:1-6-9 (to all – God is in us).|
|JEREMIAH 31:9,12-14||Again – goodness is of God (ROMANS 3:10-12 – God says there is none that doeth good, no, not one). Only Jesus in you by the power of God’s Spirit can do the good works of God (ZECHARIAH 4:6; EPHESIANS 2:8-10 – you are created in Christ Jesus unto good works (deeds); v.9: not of man’s works – JOHN 6:28,29 – Let Jesus’ good works be flowing from your life).|
|ZECHARIAH 9:16,17||All is of God – man’s ways and so-called goodness is an abomination to God.|
|ISAIAH 45:22-25||Only God can save (He works His goodness through the members of His church).|
|ROMANS 12:19-21||… overcame evil with good.|
|GALATIANS 6:10||Let us do good UNTO ALL MEN …|
|PHILIPPIANS 1:3-6||HEBREWS 12:2 – Go on unto perfection.|
|COLOSSIANS 1:10||Being fruitful (OR bearing fruit) in every good work … (that ye might walk worthy (worthily) of the Lord being fruitful (bearing fruit).|
|2 THESSALONIANS 2:17||It is all by God’s Spirit working in you.|
|2 TIMOTHY 2:20,21||… be a vessel unto honour, sanctified and meet (very useful) for the master’s use and prepared (made ready) unto every good work (deed).|
|2 TIMOTHY 3:17||Eat up daily of God’s work – drink up daily of God’s Spirit.|
|TITUS 3:1||… to be ready TO EVERY GOOD WORK.|
|HEBREWS 13:20-21||Our God will in His sons as they go on abiding in Jesus, by the power of God’s Holy Spirit - make you perfect (to fit thoroughly; or adjust) in EVERY good work to do HIS WILL working in you THROUGH JESUS CHRIST (JOHN 15:1-5; ZECHARIAH 4:6).|
|1 PETER 3:11||Let Him eschew (bend out of) evil and do good…|
GOD HAS BEEN GOOD TO EACH OF US. He holds us in His salvation by His power through His grace which is given to us. He has saved us that we may let Him work His goodness to others and so glorify His name.
|JOHN 15:8||HEREIN IS MY FATHER GLORIFIED that ye bear much fruit …|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruit (goodness) worthy of (meriting, or honouring) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38.|
|GALATIANS 5:22||But the fruit OF THE SPIRIT IS faith.|
|HEBREWS 1:11||Now FAITH is THE SUBSTANCE (what stands under substratum – ground or confidence or understructure) of things hoped for, the evidence (conviction) of things not seen (or not perceived; or even not understood).|
This scripture explains that this fruit of God’s Spirit – FAITH – is an assurance in the heart (or a just knowing in the heart) by Jesus’ life and Jesus’ faith (GALATIANS 2:20; GALATIANS 2:16; GALATIANS 3:22.26; EPHESIANS 1:15; EPHESIANS 6:23; PHILIPPIANS 3:9; COLOSSIANS 1:4; COLOSSIANS 2:5,12; 1 TIMOTHY 1:14; 1 TIMOTHY 3:13; 2 TIMOTHY 1:13; 2 TIMOTHY 3:15; HEBREWS 12:2; ACTS 3:16; ACTS 6:5).
And in MARK 11:22 Jesus says … Have faith in God (or have God’s faith).
|ROMANS 10:17||So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.|
In EZRA 36:26-27 our Father tells us He will cause us to walk in His ways and keep His Word … also in JEREMIAH 31:31-34 (v.33); EZRA 11:19-20; HEBREWS 8:10-11 and HEBREWS 10:14-16.
As God’s sons hear God’s Word with an open heart, the Holy Spirit writes the Father’s Word on the heart and there it is a living Word and those going on in Jesus just know God’s Word is Truth and that it is a living Word. There is an assurance OR CONVICTION OR evidence in the heart that God is fulfilling all His Word in His sons and all will be brought to pass as it is written.
Wait on your knees before your God – your heart open to Him – looking upon Him (by faith – 2 CORINTHIANS 3:18) and having heard His Word – it will be quickened (made alive) in your heart.
Actually – Faith is Jesus’ faith and life being activated in the heart of God’s sons.
|GALATIANS 2:20||I am CRUCIFIED with Christ, nevertheless I live, YET NOT I but Christ liveth in me and the life WHICH I NOW LIVE in the flesh I live BY THE FAITH of the Son of God.|
So – again – it is for us to decrease and for Jesus and His life to increase (Jesus’ life to be manifested more and more in our mortal body, the temple of the Holy Spirit).
Do you want the fruit of the Spirit to grow in you? If you do then spend time with your God, even every moment.
|PSALM 37:4||Delight thyself also in the Lord and HE SHALL GIVE thee the desires of thine heart.|
|PSALM 37:5||Commit thy way unto the Lord, trust also in Him and He shall bring it to pass.|
|HEBREWS 11:6||But without faith it is impossible to please Him (ACTS 13:22). Our God has a work to fulfil (PHILIPPIANS 2:13; HEBREWS 13:20-21; HEBREWS 10:36,38,39).|
|HEBREWS 11:6||Wait before Him, read His Word daily, and the reward of faith will come – to glorify His Son in us.|
So … without faith (fruit of the Spirit) it is impossible to please Him.
|GALATIANS 5:5||… but faith WHICH WORKETH by love (agape – 1 JOHN 3:16).|
As God’s love (ROMANS 5:5) is growing and being revealed among His sons, God’s faith grows also and is actuated by God’s power in a people of love and unity (peace).
So we see that faith comes from God who is in Christ who is in God’s sons.
|JOHN 3:27||God’s faith is supernatural – it is from above – ASK HIM TO CAUSE His faith to grow in you as you read His Word and as you pray in the Spirit (the new language God has put on your lips).|
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruit (faith) worthy of (meriting, or honouring) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38.|
|GALATIANS 5:22-23||But the fruit of the Spirit is … meekness (mildness).|
IT IS NOT MAN’S MEEKNESS, but is a FRUIT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
|JOHN 15:8||Herein is My Father glorified that ye BEAR MUCH FRUIT.|
|JOHN 15:16||Ye have not chosen Me but I have chosen you and ordained you THAT YE SHOULD GO and bring forth fruit.|
|2 CORINTHIANS 10:1||Paul walked as Christ walked (1 CORINTHIANS 11:1; MATTHEW 11:29 – learn of Jesus). Jesus’ command – Take My yoke upon you (PHILIPPIANS 1:21 – for me to live is Christ).|
|GALATIANS 6:1||We are to walk in meekness (of God’s Spirit) and glorify our God (fruit). Do not think anything of self. It is Jesus who lives in us and keeps us. (The Holy Spirit is the SPIRIT of meekness – HEBREWS 2:1-2 – Keep praying in the Spirit, in the new tongue and from the heart).|
|EPHESIANS 4:1-2||Walk with all meekness.|
|COLOSSIANS 3:12||Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, … meekness …|
|1 TIMOTHY 6:11||But thou, O man of God, … follow after … meekness.|
|2 TIMOTHY 2:25||In meekness instructing those who oppose themselves.|
|TITUS 3:2||… but gentle shewing all meekness unto all men.|
|JAMES 1:21||… and receive WITH MEEKNESS (mildness) the engrafted word which is able to save your souls.|
|JAMES 3:13||Who is a wise man (MATTHEW 7:24-25) … let him shew OUT OF A GOOD CONVERSATION his works WITH MEEKNESS and wisdom.|
|1 PETER 3:15||… ANSWER with MEEKNESS and fear (reverence).|
|MATTHEW 5:5||Blessed are the meek: for they SHALL inherit the earth.|
|COLOSSIANS 1:27||Christ in you THE HOPE OF GLORY.|
|MATTHEW 21:5||Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek …|
|1 PETER 3:1||… Ye wives|
|1 PETER 3:4||… but let it be the hidden man of the heart … of a MEEK AND QUIET SPIRIT, which is in the sight of God OF GREAT PRICE.|
|PSALM 45:1-4||Ride prosperously because of truth and meekness …|
|ZEPHANIAH 2:3||… all ye meek … seek meekness (GALATIANS 5:23).|
Also – LUKE 11:9-10 – Seek AND YE SHALL FIND (God says so).
|NUMBERS 12:3||NUMBERS 11:16-17 – God’s Spirit on Moses – Moses meek (humble) above all men which were upon the face of the earth.|
PSALM 22:26; PSALM 25:9; PSALM 37:11; PSALM 76:6-9; PSALM 147:6; PSALM 149:4 – He will – HE SAYS SO.
|ISAIAH 11:1-5||ISAIAH 29:19 – The meek (fruit of the Spirit) also shall increase their joy (fruit of the Spirit) in the Lord.|
We know from God’s Word how we should walk with Him – in meekness – even filled with all the fruit of God’s Spirit – that our Father may be glorified in Jesus who dwells within us.
|LUKE 3:8||Bring forth therefore fruit (meekness) worthy of (meriting, or honouring) repentance (a change of mind). ACTS 2:38.|
|LUKE 3:7||… The people of the flesh – John said – are a generation of vipers – all born in sin (PSALM 51:6) – So all must repent, OR THE WRATH OF GOD WILL COME UPON THEM.|
|GALATIANS 5:22-23||But the fruit of the Spirit is … Temperance …|
TEMPERANCE means self-restraint or continence.
|2 PETER 1:1-6||… and beside this giving all diligence (using haste or speed) – add to your faith virtue (strength); to virtue knowledge; and to knowledge temperance (our Father – fitting the words to Peter’s lips – tells us to add temperance to our walk in Christ).|
|2 PETER 1:8||BUT 2 PETER 1:9|
|2 PETER 1:10-15||The Lord, speaking through Peter, is urgent about these things (v.5 – give diligence). V. 8 – for if …; v. 9 – but he that lacketh … is blind; v. 10 – give diligence; v. 12 – wherefore I WILL NOT BE NEGLIGENT to put you always in remembrance OF THESE THINGS though ye know them AND BE ESTABLISHED IN THE PRESENT TRUTH (HEBREWS 2:1-3). V. 13 – Yea I think it meet … v. 15 – Moreover I will endeavour that ye may be able AFTER MY DECEASE to have these things ALWAYS in remembrance.|
|1 CORINTHIANS 9:25||… and every man that striveth (agonizes, OR contends) for the mastery IS TEMPERATE (uses self-restraint) in all things.|
|1 CORINTHIANS 9:26,27||I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I (or box) (MATTHEW 11:12; MATTHEW 12:30) not as one that beateth (to skin; flay; or thrash) the air (the atmosphere): but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection (lead into servitude): lest …|
|TITUS 1:8||TITUS 2:2 – That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate (sound minded; prudent) …|
|GALATIANS 5:22-23||But the fruit of the Spirit is love (giving your whole life for God’s work, and the brethren), joy (gladness by the Spirit), peace (unity or concord with God and the brethren), longsuffering (patience), gentleness (kindness, or usefulness), goodness, faith (faithfulness or steadfastness), meekness (mildness), temperance (self-restraint): against such (such as this) there is no law (or there is not law ordinance) – God says so.|
|1 PETER 4:7||BUT THE END OF ALL THINGS IS AT HAND (or is come nigh): be ye therefore sober (be sound minded – 2 TIMOTHY 1:6-7) and watch (be watchful) unto prayer (pouring out your heart before the throne of God).|
|1 PETER 4:8||… and ABOVE ALL (or before all things) have fervent (extended or stretched out) charity (love – agape) among yourselves: for charity (agape – 1 JOHN 3:16) shall cover a multitude of sins (errors). (Our Father says so).|
|ROMANS 13:8||SO THERE IT IS – God says so!|
|ROMANS 13:9,10||Love (agape) worketh no ill (evil) to his neighbour, therefore LOVE (agape – 1 JOHN 3:16) IS the fulfilling (fullness) of the law. ROMANS 13:11-14.|
|EPHESIANS 5:1-2||BE YE therefore followers (imitators) of God (all the talks on the fruit of the Spirit show us clearly how God walks) as dear (beloved) children and walk IN LOVE (1 JOHN 3:16) as Christ also hath loved us (JOHN 3:16) and hath GIVEN HIMSELF for us an offering and a sacrifice (a slaughter) to God for a sweet-smelling savour.|
|2 JOHN 6||And this is love (agape) THAT YE WALK after (according to) His commandments (things given in charge according as it is written).|
Compiled by Pentecost Revival Centre, Ballarat, Australia,1968-1972