Tag: Patience

Bear With One Another

intolerance-15-728The fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:22 is comprised of Godly attitudes present in the lives of those with the Spirit of God.  The Holy Spirit is the one who produces the fruit through us and these fruits are not produced in any way by our natural self.  In fact, the flesh produces “works of the flesh” by human energy as opposed to the fruit of the Spirit which is grown as a branch abides in the vine (Christ). John 15:5.  The “fruit” of the Spirit is singular as it produces one kind of fruit – Christlikeness.

One attitude of the fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:22 is forbearance.  Forbearance or longsuffering is defined…