Fruit of the Spirit

by Gail Keffer

The Greek word translated “fruit” refers to the natural product of a living thing. We are the living thing but the fruit that lives within us is produced by the Holy Spirit. The fruit is our Christ-like goodness as we mature in faith. According to Romans 8:29 we are all to seek to be like Jesus as that is his goal for us. We struggle, but the Holy Spirit does help us to develop many good characteristics.