To be recognized by the fruitfulness of our lives. Matthew verse 16:
“”You’ll recognize them by their fruit”.
The Fruits of The Spirit is a result of the work of The Holy Spirit, that occurs after conversion whereby we should reflect the character of God in our lives.
The Fruits of The Spirit is referred to in the singular, because it is what The Holy Spirit does in us.There are many reflections of this fruit.
Reference to The Fruits of The Spirit can be found in Galatians 5 verse 22 and 23. They are Love, Joy, Peace, Long suffering, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, Self-control.
The Fruit of The Holy Spirit produces Godly character and works inwardly with outer manifestation.
The world may some times look at Christians being fruity from a different meaning,, but the things the people of the world need more is.
LOVE, JOY, PEACE, LONG-SUFFERING, KINDNESS, GOODNESS, FAITHFULNESS, GENTLENESS, SELF-CONTROL.
Let our Faith In Action, give the world around us, a good dose of The Fruits of The Spirit that should permeate all our lives.
You may never know, but our living out of these fruits, might turn people to Our Lord and Our Friend, who is the source of these fruit.
Be Fruitful for The Kingdom of God that we now all belong to, so others will know the great purpose and destiny that also can be theirs.
O F J.