Do We Share the Fruit of Love?
Updated: Feb 8
Ladies, the Bible talks about running a race in the Christian vernacular, so using that same language, we know we need a solid character to train for our race. The Holy Spirit has given us the tools to build that solid character called spiritual gifts, talents, and the fruit of the Spirit (NKJV).
Let’s use those resources, gifts, and tools to build ourselves up for a tough race and a strong finish!
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Women in the military have a long and rich history! Sometimes we believe we have unique experiences that men typically do not have. As a Christian woman and Veteran, I would say a
specific time is the time of menstruation and childbearing for many women. In the Bible, God
created everything, including Adam and Eve, and he wonderfully fashioned them for each other.
Therefore women have always had distinct roles to play in life from men.
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We will cover more ground together as we continue the Spiritual gifts series. For this study, your Bible is your compass so let it be your guide. I am excited to share this information so we can learn and grow together!
So, ladies, do you consistently add fruits to your diet? I am not talking about the occasional fresh
fruit you get when you go out to eat, and I am indeed not chatting about can fruits. Most of us grew up hearing fruits should be an essential part of our daily diet for various reasons. I am here to say we should be consuming a different fruit as Christians. Let’s eat the fruit of the Holy Spirit, which will enrich our spiritual diets in many ways. Enjoy the fruit of love!
As Christians, we have many opportunities to distribute the fruit of the Holy Spirit throughout our daily walk. Our featured article, “What is agape love?” is filled with the sweet taste of scriptures designed to help us understand how the Holy Spirit is with us to guide us through life as children of the Most-High God.
The Bible gives us the perfect definition of agape love in 1 Corinthians 13 but also in John 15
John 15 New Living Translation (NLT)
12 This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. 13 There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command.
We will utilize two articles from Got Questions Ministries to discuss the fruit of the Spirit of love. The first article included in the post is “What is agape love?” We never want to mischaracterize God’s love, so we go to our sources as much as possible! The primary source is the Bible, but the leading resource is the ministries that give us solid and sound Biblical teaching.
Let’s stay focused on sharing the fruit of love, as God will enable us to do and honor Him!
Question: “What is agape love?”
Answer: The Greek word agape is often translated “love” in the New Testament. How is “agape love” different from other types of love? The essence of agape love is goodwill, benevolence, and willful delight in the object of love. Unlike our English word love, agape is not used in the New Testament to refer to romantic or sexual love. Nor does it refer to close friendship or brotherly love, for which the Greek word philia is used. Agape love involves faithfulness, commitment, and an act of the will. It is distinguished from the other types of love by its lofty moral nature and strong character. Agape love is beautifully described in 1