Galatians 5:23

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Saturday, 4 June 2016

…gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. Galatians 5:23

Paul completes his list of the fruits of the Spirit in this verse. This is not an all-inclusive list; other fruits and gifts of the Spirit are provided in his other letters as well. However, this list is given in contrast to the “works of the flesh” which he previously noted.… Read the rest

Galatians 5:22

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Friday, 3 June 2016

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, Galatians 5:22

Beginning with “But…” Paul now contrasts the deeds of the flesh of the previous verses with the fruits of the Spirit. One can understand the contrast when considering that “works of the flesh” stem from the natural, earthly man.… Read the rest

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