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These fruits aren't fruits may 5 am

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May lesson series at Highland Heights on the #relentlesspursuit of the fruit of the spirit by Wayne Cornwell

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These fruits aren't fruits may 5 am

  1. 1. These Fruits Aren’t Fruits Sunday May 5, a.m. worship
  2. 2. Galatians 5:22,23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
  3. 3. The Fruit of the Spirit Song The fruit of the Spirit is not a coconut (banana, watermelon, lemon, cherry, grape) The fruit of the Spirit is not a coconut If you want to be a coconut, you might as well hear it; you can’t be a fruit of the Spirit! ‘Cause the fruit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
  4. 4. These Fruits Aren’t Fruits  First notice that it is presented in the singular form - “fruit”.
  5. 5. Galatians 5:22,23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
  6. 6. These Fruits Aren’t Fruits  First notice that it is presented in the singular form - “fruit”.  Does this mean that it is an indivisible cluster?
  7. 7. Galatians 5:22,23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
  8. 8. 2Peter 1:5-7 5 But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, 6 to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, 7 to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love.
  9. 9. These Fruits Aren’t Fruits Paul’s Fruit Peter’s Additions to Faith • Love • Joy • Peace • Patience • Kindness • Goodness • Faithfulness • Gentleness • Self-Control • Virtue • Knowledge • Self-Control • Perseverance • Godliness • Brotherly Kindness • Love
  10. 10. These Fruits Aren’t Fruits  First notice that it is presented in the singular form - “fruit”.  Does this mean that it is an indivisible cluster? No  How are we known to be “good”?
  11. 11. Luke 6:43-44 43 “For a good tree does not bear bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. 44 For every tree is known by its own fruit. For men do not gather figs from thorns, nor do they gather grapes from a bramble bush.
  12. 12. John 13:35 By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.
  13. 13. 1John 4:12,13 12 No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and His love has been perfected in us. 13 By this we know that we abide in Him, and He in us, because He has given us of His Spirit.
  14. 14. These Fruits Aren’t Fruits  First notice that it is presented in the singular form - “fruit”.  Does this mean that it is an indivisible cluster? No  How are we known to be “good”?  Could the fruit of the Spirit be love?
  15. 15. Galatians 5:22,23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
  16. 16. 1John 4:12 No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and His love has been perfected in us.
  17. 17. But the fruit of the Spirit is love … “Joy is love singing, peace is love resting, patience is love enduring, kindness is love sharing, goodness is love’s character, faithfulness is love’s habit, gentleness is love’s touch, and self-control is love in charge.”
  18. 18. 1Corinthians 13:4-7 4 Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; 5 does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; 6 does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; 7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
  19. 19. These Fruits Aren’t Fruits  First notice that it is presented in the singular form - “fruit”.  Does this mean that it is an indivisible cluster? No  How are we known to be “good”?  Could the fruit of the Spirit be love?
  20. 20. #relen lesspursuit

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