Bible Study - The Fruit of The Holy Spirit

When you put your trust in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior you are given the Holy Spirit. There is only one Spirit, but there are 9 attributes of Him that are evident in a believer’s life. The Holy Spirit will work in our lives continually to conform us into the image of Christ. Throughout our walk of faith He will continue to help us mature and produce the fruit of the Spirit. Our Christian walk of faith is a continuous battle between our new nature and our old nature. We must walk by the Spirit daily and allow the Spirit to work in our lives.

1. We are born of the Spirit: (John 3:5).

2. We Receive the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38).

3. We Live/Walk by the Spirit:“ (Galatians 5:25 ;John 6:63).

4. We Worship in Spirit Philippians 3:3; John 4:24).


There is a difference between the fruit of the Spirit and the gifts of the spirit. IT IS THE FRUIT SINGULAR AND NOT PLURAL as the attributes all emanate from one Spirit. These attributes are proofs of the presence of the Spirit of God in our lives. They manifest in our character.

Gifts of the Spirit help us to function in our ministries, they are given to us to empower us in our walk with God 1 Corinthians 12

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

(discuss the order of the fruit focus on the first…why is the order important?)

2. Ephesians 5:8-9 For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light, for the fruit that the light produces consists of every form of goodness, righteousness, and truth.

3. Matthew 7:16-17 Ye shall know them by their fruits.

4. 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

5. Romans 8:6 For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

6. Philippians 1:6 I am convinced of this, that the one who began a good action among you will bring it to completion by the Day of the Messiah Jesus.

3. Matthew 7:16-17 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Scriptures for further studies John 15 &16 Luke 6, Acts 2


Romans 5:5 ; John 13:34 ; Colossians 3:14 ; Romans 13:10 - ;Ephesians 4:1-3 ;1 John 4:7; Colossians 3:14