Summary: True Joy for Christians.
IS YOUR TREE DEAD ?
Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
Is the source of obedience
Heb: 13:1Let brotherly love continue.
John 15:12This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
13Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
Is the flower of Holiness
Psalm 30:5For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Psalm 16:11Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
The out come of Trustfulness
John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Eph.6:15And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
Is the partner of patience
Eph.4:2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
Is the daughter of Love
Rom.12: 9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
Is the activity of Grace
Psalm 23:6Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
Rom.2:4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
Is the Faithfulness of courage
Gal.3:14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
Luke 17: 5And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.
Is the trait of Christ
1st Peter 3:15But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
Is the mastery of Faith
1st Cor. 9:25And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.