Galatians 5:22-23

The Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

Talk 4 of 9 in the series: Fruit Of The Spirit 2009 St. Andrew’s Cathedral

The next talk in the Series is The Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

Galatians 5:22

Due to recording difficulties the audio for this sermon is not available. The written outline of the talk is below.

A similar talk has been given in a different context on ‘patience’ as the fruit of the Spirit in 2 Peter 3-
Link to the similar Patience sermon

Know this, my beloved brothers:
let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;
for the anger of man does not produce
the righteousness that God requires
James 1:19-20

1. “How Do You Put Up With It?”

a. from Karma to Kismet

b. the fruit of the Spirit

2. The Meaning of Patience

a. capacity for waiting

b. longsuffering

3. The Patience of God

a. longsuffering and mercy

b. demonstrated in history

c. demonstrated in Christ

d. complete in judgement

4. The Patience of God’s People

a. experiencing the longsuffering mercy

b. waiting in faith the judgement of God

c. strengthened by the Spirit to endure

d. serving one another in love

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