The Fruit Of The Spirit. Part 3

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians‬ ‭5‬:‭22-23‬ (KJV)


Faith: Greek – persuasion, that is, credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially relianceupon Christ for salvation; abstractly constancy in such profession; by extension the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself: – assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity.

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  
Hebrews‬ ‭11‬:‭1‬ (KJV)

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. ‭Hebrews‬ ‭11‬:‭6‬ (KJV)

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. ‭
Romans‬ ‭10‬:‭17‬ (KJV)


Meekness: Greek – gentleness; by implication humility: – meekness.

The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way. Psalms‬ ‭25‬:‭9‬ (KJV)

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew‬ ‭5‬:‭5‬ (KJV)

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;  
Ephesians‬ ‭4‬:‭2‬ (KJV)


Temperance: Greek – self control (especially continence): – temperance.

And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;  
2 Peter‬ ‭1‬:‭6‬ (KJV)

And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭9‬:‭25‬ (KJV)

(Notice the Amplified version:)
Now every athlete who goes into training conducts himself temperately and restricts himself in all things. They do it to win a wreath that will soon wither, but we [do it to receive a crown of eternal blessedness] that cannot wither.
1 Corinthians‬ ‭9‬:‭25‬ (AMP)

For the grace of God (His unmerited favor and blessing) has come forward (appeared) for the deliverance from sin and the eternal salvation for all mankind. It has trained us to reject and renounce all ungodliness (irreligion) and worldly (passionate) desires, to live discreet (temperate, self-controlled), upright, devout (spiritually whole) lives in this present world, Awaiting and looking for the [fulfillment, the realization of our] blessed hope, even the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One),  
Titus‬ ‭2‬:‭11-13‬ (AMP)

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