quote by Max Lucado

Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day.

— Max Lucado

Sentimental Fruits Of The Spirit quotations

Fruits of the spirit quote Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios.

Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios.

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The spirit of humility is sweeter than honey, and those who nourish themselves with this honey produce sweet fruit.

If we don’t have the Word of God as the foundation of what we believe, we will have a faulty footing—it will not stand against the elements that will come against us. God has designed both our physical and spiritual lives to be ordered by one key attribute upon which the fruit of the Spirit is based—that foundation is love.

Fruits of the spirit quote Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. An

Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. And attracts more things to be grateful for.

Praise is God's sunlight in the heart.

It destroys sin germs. It ripens the fruits of the Spirit. It is the oil of gladness that lubricates life's activities.

Offended people still may experience miracles, words of utterance, strong preaching, and healing in their lives. But these are gifts of the Spirit, not fruits. We will be judged according to fruit, not gifting. A gift is given. Fruit is cultivated.

Grace is the wonderful spirit that imbues every fiber of our being when we practice the fruits of the spirit: kindness, patience, understanding, forgiveness, love, gentleness, fellowship and endurance.

Fruits of the spirit quote Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Look after the root of the tree, and the fragrant flower and luscious fruits will grow by themselves. Look after the health of the body, and the fragrance of the mind and richness of the spirit will follow.

The fruit of the Spirit is . . . self-control

The most important thing we can pray about for others is that they will know God better and that He will help them understand His will, grow in spiritual wisdom, and live lives that honor Him. We can pray that they will become more like Him and bear the fruit of His Spirit.

Fruits of the spirit quote Be kind and be truthful and your life will be fruitful.

Be kind and be truthful and your life will be fruitful.

God prefers fruits of the spirit over religious nuts.

Christian holiness is not a matter of painstaking conformity to the individual precepts of an external law code; it is rather a question of the Holy Spirit's producing His fruit in the life, reproducing those graces which were seen in perfection in the life of Christ.

... only the good deed done for Christ's sake brings us the fruits of the Holy Spirit. All that is not done for Christ's sake, even though it be good, brings neither reward in the future life nor the grace of God in this life. That is why our Lord Jesus Christ said: 'He who gathers not with Me scatters' (Lk. 11:23).

Fruits of the spirit quote Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.

Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.

What we count the ills of life are often blessings in disguise, resulting in good to us in the end. Though for the present not joyous but grievous, yet, if received in a right spirit, they work out fruits of righteousness for us at last.

No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man;

no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands in greater need of clarification than that of the infinite.

The Bible says the fruit of the spirit is longsuffering.

I'll tell you one thing about fruit: you will never see a fruit factory. Isn't that right? You see a shirt factory, but you see a fruit orchard. You see, there is no fruit without life. You cannot manufacture patience. The fruit of the Spirit is patience.

Fruits of the spirit quote Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

There is a fruit of the Spirit that must accompany the gift of healing and that is longsuffering.

In a word, what characterizes the spiritist revelation is that while divine in its origin and of the initiative of the Spirits, its elaboration is fruit of man’s work.

The next sentence is one of the most important spiritual truths you will ever learn: God develops the fruit of the Spirit in your life by allowing you to experience circumstances in which you're tempted to express the exact opposite quality. Character development always involves a choice, and temptation provides that opportunity.

Fruits of the spirit quote Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the sp

Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.

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Fruit is always the miraculous, the created;

it is never the result of willing, but always a growth. The fruit of the Spirit is a gift of God, and only He can produce it. They who bear it know as little about it as the tree knows of its fruit. They know only the power of Him on whom their life depends

Grow deep roots to harvest rich fruit! When your roots run deep, you cannot help but bear the fruit of the Spirit.

Peace is a fruit of the Spirit, not the byproduct of accumulated wealth.

Fruits of the spirit quote Respond to every call that excites your spirit.

Respond to every call that excites your spirit.

Patience is a godly attribute that can heal souls, unlock treasures of knowledge and understanding, and transform ordinary men and women into saints and angels. Patience is truly a fruit of the Spirit. Patience means staying with something until the end. It means delaying immediate gratification for future blessings.

Pulling weeds and planting seeds. That's the story of life. We are individual lots on which either weeds of selfishness or fruit of the Holy Spirit grows and flourishes.

There is a immense difference between training to do something and trying to do something....Sp iritual transformation is not a matter of trying harder, but of training wisely.... Following Jesus simply means learning from him how to arrange my life around activities that enable me to live in the fruit of the Spirit

Fruits of the spirit quote To grow in unconditional love and in beauty, is spirituality.

To grow in unconditional love and in beauty, is spirituality.

The fruit of the Spirit is not what we can make ourselves do for a moment, But what God makes us to be for a lifetime.

To speak of sin without grace is to minimize the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the fruit of the Spirit, and the hope of shalom.

A church in the land without the Spirit is rather a curse than a blessing.

If you have not the Spirit of God, Christian worker, remember that you stand in somebody else's way; you are a fruitless tree standing where a fruitful tree might grow.

Fruits of the spirit quote Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Today, look at the blue sky, hear the grass growing beneath your feet, inhale the scent of spring, let the fruits of the earth linger on your tongue, reach out and embrace those you love. Ask Spirit to awaken your awareness to the sacredness of your sensory perceptions.

The Spirit of the Lord says that God is placing a crown of manifestation on the heads of His faithful, diligent, chosen saints - a crown of great favor and authority with God and men - a new and greater installment of the fruits and blessings of the Spirit. Another measure, and another, and another.

The fruit of the Spirit is the natural produce of his gracious inward influence, the spontaneous and inevitable result of his uniting us to Jesus Christ.

Fruits of the spirit quote You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spir

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.

Love and Self-control are the bookends of the fruit of the Spirit.

Remove one of them and the rest fall over

The Holy Spirit gives liberty to the Christian, direction to the worker, discernment to the teacher, power to the Word, and fruit to faithful service. He reveals the things of Christ.

It is implanted in the Christian soul, by the side of the running waters, under the sky of the theological virtues, amid the breaths of the seven gifts of the Spirit. It is natural for it to bear Christian fruit.

Though we as Christians are like Christ, having the first fruits of the spirit, yet we are unlike him, having the remainders of the flesh.

We know the utility of prayer from the efforts of the wicked spirits to distract us during the divine office; and we experience the fruit of prayer in the defeat of our enemies.

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