Fruit of the Spirit: Part 1

Apr 17, 2016

Passage:Galatians 5:16-25

Preacher: Paul Letvin

Series: Fruit of the Spirit

Category: Guest Speaker


Fruit of the Spirit – Part 1


But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23


“You cannot be saved and lack the fruit of the Spirit.” –Aaron M. Brewster, Evermind Ministries


  1. Healthy trees bear g           fruit.

- Matthew 7:17-20; Matthew 12:33

Q: Am I bearing good fruit or bad fruit?



  1. Those who bear fruit hold fast to the W           of God.

- Luke 8:14-15

Q: Am I hanging on to life’s pleasures or God’s promises?



  1. Whoever abides in J               , and He in them, bears much fruit.

- John 15:1-8

Q: Am I abiding in Jesus or withering away?



Test Time:

- 2 Corinthians 13:5

Q: Do I pass or fail the test?



The foolish farmer…


We must TAKE ACTION! “Walk by the Spirit” and “Step with the Spirit.”

- Galatians 5:16, 25


What does a tree need for growth to bear fruit?

  1. S           – Ephesians 5:7-11; 1 John 1:5-7
  2. S           – Colossians 2:6-7; Psalm 18:2
  3. S           – Genesis 2:7 (Air/Breath); John 4:10, 13-14 (Water)


Don’t forget to SHARE your fruit…


“I tend to make my joy a private experience and hoard all the fruit for myself, forgetting that the tree doesn’t eat its own fruit but presents it to others.”

–Hayley DiMarco, The Fruitful Wife: Cultivating a Love Only God Can Produce