It is a common practice to look at peoples lives and see the fruit of their labors. Often times we will not want to follow someone’s lead until we have seen proof of their leadership, or we will not want to implement a process until we see that it has been fruitful before. Now, what about the fruit of our spirit – our influence? Do we ever look at and assess its impact? The Bible tells us what the fruit of God’s influence is – the question we want to ask is this; is the fruit of our spirit growing toward the fruit of God’s spirit? Stay with us this morning as we look at the fruit of our influence – is it ripe and ready or is it rotten and repulsive?
Applying “the fruit of the spirit” personally