Fruit of the Spirit: Self Control

LESSON SUMMARY When we lose control … It’s not always easy. We have our wants and desires. We have our emotions. Sometimes we get really, really hurt and upset when somebody says something mean, and we react instinctively. Sometimes we really, really want that last cookie or Pringles chip, and it’s hard to stop. Just…

Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

LESSON SUMMARY Jesus is gentle to us In Matthew 11:29, Jesus tells us that he is gentle and humble in heart. When we find it difficult to handle our problems, we can go to him anytime. Jesus takes our cares and burdens upon his strong shoulders. Jesus says, in Revelations 3:20, “Here I am! I…

Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness

LESSON SUMMARY God is faithful The Bible is full of descriptions of God’s faithfulness — He is abounding in it, His faithfulness reaches to the heavens, faithfulness surrounds Him, His faithfulness lasts through generations etc. God shows His faithfulness in Jesus who was willing to go all the way for us — even to die…

Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

LESSON SUMMARY God is good God IS good. He doesn’t just do good things. But His very nature is good. So He cannot be bad. Jesus is God. When a rich young man called Jesus “Good teacher”, Jesus answered Him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good — except God alone.” (Mark…

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

LESSON SUMMARY Jesus is kind to us Do you know Jesus was kind to us even when we were God’s enemies? Col 1:21 “This includes you who were once far away from God. You were His enemies, separated from Him by your evil thoughts and actions.” But even though we were God’s enemy, and left…

Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

LESSON SUMMARY Jesus is patient with us 1 Timothy 1:15-16 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners — of whom I am the worst. But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might…

Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

LESSON SUMMARY In life, we have storms — ups and downs. Because of Jesus, we can be at peace because He will bring peace amidst the storm of our life. But Jesus is not physically with us today! It’s different if we have someone whose hand we can hold when we are fearful. Jesus had…

Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

LESSON SUMMARY Do you know what Jesus was like when he was on earth? Jesus has more joy than anyone else When Jesus was on earth, he was full of joy and life. Many people would invite him to go to their houses and even mothers would bring their children to see him. Hebrews 1:9…

Fruit of the Spirit: Love

LESSON SUMMARY God is Love What does the Bible say God is? God is love. (1 John 4:8) Love is not just something God does. Love is the very nature of God. It’s who He is. Love rules everything that He does.   How did God show His love for us? By sending His son,…

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Fruit of the Spirit

LESSON SUMMARY Jesus is the Vine Jesus tells us the He is the vine, and we are the branches (John 15:5). If we remain in Him, and He in us, we will bear much fruit; apart from Him, we can do nothing!   What fruit will we bear? Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the…