27 Bible Verses about Fruit Of The Spirit

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 154 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 51 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Romans 8:6 ESV / 36 helpful votes

For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

1 Thessalonians 4:4 ESV / 35 helpful votes

That each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor,

Ephesians 4:1-3 ESV / 35 helpful votes

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Romans 13:10 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

Ephesians 5:9 ESV / 28 helpful votes

(for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true),

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 26 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Matthew 7:15-20 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. ...

John 3:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

1 Corinthians 13:1-5 ESV / 18 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;

2 Peter 1:1-21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, ...

Colossians 3:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

Luke 23:34 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

1 Peter 1:3-9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. ...

2 Peter 1:5-7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Psalm 92:13-14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green,

Colossians 1:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.

John 1:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Isaiah 9:1-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined. You have multiplied the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as they are glad when they divide the spoil. For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, you have broken as on the day of Midian. For every boot of the tramping warrior in battle tumult and every garment rolled in blood will be burned as fuel for the fire. ...

1 Timothy 5:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And so incur condemnation for having abandoned their former faith.

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