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Topic: Fruit of the Spirit

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Living with Those Dramatically Opposed to Christ: Caller looks for counsel regarding living with a spouse that reacts dramatically again the name of Christ.

Fruit of the Spirit & the Spiritual Gifts: Why am I not experiencing the of fruit of the Spirit, particularly peace and joy? [Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Peter 1:4, I Corinthians 13, I Corinthians 12:31, I Peter 4:10-11].

Bearing Fruit: When scripture indicates that we are to "bear fruit", is it really talking about justice, righteousness and mercy? [Isaiah 5:7, Genesis 1:28, Matthew 7:19, Galatians].

Examine Ourselves: Could you talk about the verse that requires we examine ourselves to see if we are in the faith? [2 Corinthians 13:5, Matthew 7:21-23, I John 3:24, I John 4:13, I Corinthians 13].

Other Religions in Contrast to Christianity: Are there other religions that have the joy, the psalms, the benevolence, that the Christian faith has? [Romans 5:3].

Tongues and Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: Do you think that speaking in tongues accompanies the filling of the Holy Spirit?
Signs of Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: What is the initial sign of being filled with the Holy Spirit [Galatians 5:22-23, Romans 5:2].

Bearing Fruit: What do you mean by "bearing fruit" because in the church, it can often mean bigger buildings, etc.? [John 15:8, Isaiah 5, Matthew 21:43].

Abundant Life: What did Jesus mean by "abundant life"? [John 10:10, Luke 12:15, Galatians 5:22-23].

Speaking in Tongues Evidence of Holy Spirit's Filling: Is speaking in tongues the only evidence of being filled with the Holy Spirit? [Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, Galatians 5:22f].

Fruit of the Spirit: Are these scriptures referring to "fruit of the spirit" in Timothy and Matthew? [I Timothy 1:7, Matthew 13:8,Galatians 5:22-23, Matthew 21, Isaiah 5:7, Ephesians 5].

Hebrew Poetry: Would you talk about Hebrew poetry and chiasms in scripture? Is the center of the chiasm always the main point?
Latin Vulgate: Since there are 12 fruits of the spirit listed in the Latin Vulgate, would it be advisable for one use it for Bible Study? [Galatians 4:6, Hebrews 12:22, Revelation 21].

Evidence of the Holy Spirit: How do you know if you have received The Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9,16, Galatians 5:22-23, Ephesians 5:18-21, Ephesians 1:13, 5:18, Romans 12:6-8, I Corinthians 12:4-11, 2 Corinthians 3:18]. (Editor's Note: Even though Steve Gregg seems to conclude the call before the break, he continues making comments about it AFTER the break, so don't miss that.)

Joseph Prince: What does Steve think of Joseph Prince's Ministry?
Fruits of the Spirit: Are the Fruits of the Spirit listed in the order of importance? [Galatians 5:22-23]

Works of the Flesh: List of carnal things that will keep you from inheriting the kingdom of God. Does this include Christians who do some of those things? [Galatians 5:19-21, 1 Corinthians 6:9-10]

Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wfhat is the proof of being baptized by the Holy Spirit?
Addictions: Can someone who is filled with the Holy Spirit still have trouble trying to overcome addictions?

Fruits of the Spirit: Are the fruits of Spirit in Galatians 5 a complete list or not? [Galatians 5:22-23]

Golden Rule: Self-love, & love for your neighbor (agape), & in john 13, & is this only to be given to believers or everyone? (follow up to a call he heard earlier.)

Self-Control & Calvinism: Calvinism in relation to self-control & the fruits of the Spirit. [Galatians 5:22-23] (follow up)

Speaking in Tongues: Is there a private language when speaking in Tongues? I'd rather have the Fruit of the Spirit more than being able to do that.

Fruits of the Spirit: You can have Virtuous Acts whether you are a Christian or not.

Indwelling of the Holy Spirit: When someone gets indwelt with the Holy Spirit, does that ever make them haughty?

Buddhism & Christianity: Michael the Buddhist defending his position on why he has never converted to mainstream Christianity.
Fruits of the Spirit: There are people who aren't Christians who seem to exhibit the Fruits of the Spirit better than some Christians. [Galatians 5:22-23]

Feeding & Clothing the Poor: We need to have Christ-like behavior towards our fellow man according to this passage of Scripture, feeding & clothing the poor & so on? [Matthew 7 & 25]
High Priest Annas & Caiaphas: Comments about the High Priests of Annas & Caiaphas.

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