What Kind of Fruit is That?

Galatians 5:22 talks about the fruit of the Spirit, what kind of fruit is that? Is it an apple fruit, a pear fruit? Let me give you an analogy: Imagine a whole orange, now peel that orange and divide the pieces. Although you've divided it into pieces, is it still an orange? Yes!

The fruit is the character of God and the pieces of that character are God's love, joy, peace, gentleness, goodness, kindness, faithfulness, patience and self-control. This "fruit" is how we are to interact with people as believers. Every person we meet we give them a piece (or pieces) of fruit.

I know you're probably thinking, giving away pieces of fruit is easier said then done. I would be the first to agree, but let me remind you, as I often remind myself...We are a new creature in Christ, old things have passed away and all things are new! (See 2 Corinthians 5:17) The day we confessed Jesus as Lord and Savior of our lives, we got our character fruit, the task is freely giving it away. The cool thing about this kind of fruit - it is ever replenishing, you never run out of it.

Divine Life Skill™:

Fruit Give Away Action Plan:

  1. Renew your mind with the Word of God. Change how you think, because how you think determines how you act. You cannot move in any of the things of God with stinkin' thinkin'. Romans 12:2, Galatians 5:22

  2. Study the Word, meditate on it and confess it. What you don't know, you can't do. Joshua 1:8. 2 Timothy 2:15, Proverbs 18:21

  3. Believe that you can truly live this way. Mark 9:23

  4. Step out in faith - "I walk in the Fruit of The Spirit!" Just do it! All of heaven is on your side - you got this! Psalm 103:20, Hebrews 10:38

Now you are equipped to give away the fruit!

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