1. The Father's Purpose
Summary: The PURPOSE of the Father is to transform us into the likeness of the CHARACTER of Christ, which is expressed by the FRUIT of the Spirit. We are to heed God's call by surrendering to Him, cooperating with Him, and remaining in Christ.
2. Kindness: Show Kindness
Summary: Show kindness and you’d have served Christ! Heed the call to reflect God’ kindness. Make effrots to cultivate it. Take initiative to show kindness.
3. My Goodness
Summary: Being good is a work of God, therefore focus on Christ. Being good is more than doing good, watch your motives. Being good is not being nice, speak the truth in love.
4. Called To Be Faithful
Summary: Rest in God's faithfulness. We can only be faithful to the One who is truly faithful. Value faithfulness, not results. God looks for faithfulness. Therefore discover what God wants you to do and be faithful in little things.
5. Be Gentle
Summary: Gentleness is not a weakness but a strength. It seeks to fulfil the will of God and it shows concern for the needs of others.
6. Keep In Step With The Spirit
Summary: Self-control is a Fruit of the Spirit. It is self in control by the Spirit of God. We need to acknowledge our need of God's grace. We need to watch and pray.
7. Love: Live A Life Of Love
Summary: We are called to love the way He loves with the loves He gives.
8. Joy: Rejoice In The Lord
Summary: We can choose to rejoice in the Lord, always, by (1) acknowledging His presence, and (2) adopting His perspective in life.
9. Peace: The Gift Of Peace
Summary: God's peace is relational, not circumstantial. It is active and not passive. The Lord actively dispenses peace to those who minds are stayed upon Him. So keep our focus on Him and keep on praying.
10. Patience: The Patience Of God
Summary: God is patience with us. The motivation for patience is the redemption of man. We bear the fruit of patience when we (1) trust God's timing, (2) see the big picture, and (3) use our wait wisely.