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Ripe! The Fruit of the Spirit - Message Series

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Ripe! - The Fruit of the Spirit

Aug 23 - Ripe (Life by the Spirit)

Matthew 7:16-20, Galatians 5:16-26, 2 Corinthians 2:14

Jesus makes it clear that a life of faith will bear good fruit. Paul outlines some of the key fruits our lives should bear when we live by the Spirit. If we do this our lives should bless others and be a pleasing aroma to God!

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Aug 30 - Ripe with Love

Galatians 5:22, 1 John 4:7-8, Matthew 22:37-40, John 13:34-35, Matthew 5:43-48

Our lives should bear the fruit of love. We’re called to love because God is love and loves us.  The heart of God’s law is love and we should love people as Jesus did.

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Sep 06 - Ripe with Joy

Galatians 5:22, Romans 14:17, Luke 10:17-20, Philippians 4:4, James 1:2-4

Our lives should bear the fruit of joy. We might not think of joy as all that important, but the scripture calls it a mark of the kingdom!  We’re called to be people of joy, but for the right reasons and we are called to joy even in hard times.

Communion Sunday

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Sep 13 - Ripe with Peace

Galatians 5:22, Romans 5:1, John 14:26-27, Philippians 4:6-7, Romans 12:18, Matthew 5:9

Our lives should bear the fruit of peace.  First, because in Jesus we have peace with God, but also because Jesus gives us peace in our hearts that transcends all understanding.  We are called to live at peace with others and also to seek to be peacemakers!

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Sep 20 - Ripe with Forbearance

Galatians 5:22, 2 Peter 3:9, James 5:7-11

Our lives should bear the fruit of forbearance/patience.  God is patient with us so we should be patient with others. We are also called to be patient even when it’s not easy.

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Sep 27 - Ripe with Kindness

Galatians 5:22, Isaiah 63:7, Titus 3:3-5, Ephesians 4:32, Proverbs 11:17

Our lives should bear the fruit of kindness.  God is kind to us and we are called to be kind to one another, even when it’s not easy.

Oct 04 - Ripe with Goodness

Galatians 5:22, Mark 10:18, Galatians 6:10, I Peter 2:12, Romans 12:21, Matthew 12:35

Our lives should bear the fruit of goodness.  God is good and he calls us to do good and to be good to one another and to seek to make the world a better place.

World Communion Sunday

Oct 11 - Ripe with Faithfulness

Galatians 5:22, Psalms 33:4, Revelation 2:10, Proverbs 28:20, 3 John 1:5

Our lives should bear the fruit of faithfulness.  God is faithful and we are called to be faithful too, faithful to God and to one another, and in all we do.

Oct 18 - Ripe with Gentleness

Galatians 5:23, Isaiah 40:11, Matthew 5:5, 18:1-5, 11:25-30, Proverbs 15:1, 25:15

Our lives should bear the fruit of gentleness.  God is gentle as is Jesus and we’re called to be gentle too.  Gentleness is a better way, it’s the way of Jesus.

Oct 25 - Ripe with Self-control

Galatians 5:23, Psalms 24:1, 1 John 3:5, Titus 1:8, 2:2-8, Proverbs 25:28

Our lives should bear the fruit of self-control.  God and Jesus both exhibit self-control and we are called to do the same.  Further, a lack of self-control is destructive to our lives and faith.

Matt Hoyt Preaching

Message by: Matt Hoyt

 

 

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