Welcome back to our Fruit of Spirit Series.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
The Blessings of Goodness:
Psalms 37:27-28 (NIV)
27 Turn from evil and do good; then you will dwell in the land forever. 28 For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones.
Proverbs 14:22 (NIV)
22 Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness.
Acts 10:34-35 (NIV)
34 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism 35 but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.
If we do good, God will be pleased with us.
Psalms 84:11 (NIV)
11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
Proverbs 22:1 (NIV)
1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
Galatians 6:9-10 (NIV)
9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. 10 Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.