The Fruit of the Spirit
Gal. 5:16-26 Rather than acting immorally, Paul tells the believers to let their lives be directed by the ‘fruit’ of the Holy Spirit. For “the Spirit produces the fruit of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.” (Galatians 5:22).
The fruit of the Holy Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness,
Gal. 6:1-10 Paul urges the believers to help in carrying each other’s burdens. “When we have the opportunity to help anyone, we should do it. But we should give special attention to those who are in the family of believers” (Galatians 6:10).
Gal. 6:11-17 Paul writes the final greetings with his own hand (while the remainder has been dictated). He finishes the letter by suggesting that those advocating circumcision for Gentile believers are only encouraging them to become Jews to escape persecution as Christians.
Gal. 6:18 Paul closes with a traditional benediction: “the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.” (Galatians 6:18).
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