The Fruit of the Spirit in a new Light

  I got this idea from one of my youth leaders. It’s something anyone can try, take the fruits of the spirit, or anything like that and find Bible verses that describe each word. Enjoy!

  John 3:16– For God so loved the world that He gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will not die but have everlasting life.

1 Corinthians 13:4-8Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, it is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails. 

Romans 12:9-13 – Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer, contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.  

 Philippians 4:4– Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! 

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18– Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 

Proverbs 17:22 – A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.


Philippians 4:7– And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 

Psalm 34:14– Depart from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. 

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; My peace I give you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful.


2 Timothy 2:24-25– The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged, with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition. 

Isaiah 40:31– Though youth grow weary and tired, and vigorous young men stumble badly, yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary. 

Galatians 5:5 – For we through the Spirit, by faith, are waiting for the hope of righteousness.


 Proverbs 31:26– She opens her mouth in wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. 

Ephesians 4:32 – Be kind to one-another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as god in Christ also has forgiven you.

Micah 6:8 – He has told you, O man what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? 

 Exodus 33:19– And he said, “I myself will make all My goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the Lord before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion to whom I will show compassion.” 

Psalm 31:19– How great is Your goodness, which You have stored up for those who fear you, which you have wrought for those who take refuge in You, before the sons of men! 

Acts 6:3 – Therefore, brethren, select from among you men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task.

  Psalm 100:5– For the Lord is good; His loving-kindness is everlasting and His faithfulness to all generations. 

Matthew 23:23– Who to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but the are the things you should have done without neglecting the others. 

Matthew 17:20 – And He said to them, “Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.

  1 Corinthians 4:21– What do you desire? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness? 

Ephesians 4:2-3– With all humility and gentleness, with patience, show tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Saints in the bond of peace. 

Proverbs 15:1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

  1 Corinthians 7:5– Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of you lack of self-control. 

2 Timothy 3:2-3For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, inconsiderable, malicious, gossiping, without self-control, brutal, haters of good. 

2 Peter 1:5-7 – Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence in your faith supply moral excellence, knowledge, and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness, and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.