Family Focus -Fruit of the Spirit explored & linked

Peter created and led this Bible Study for the family today:

You will need Fruit of the Spirit list, paper, bookmarks/ pieces of paper – (bookmark all the scripture verses listed below in advance of the bible study to safe time), background music ( we played Lauren Daigle album – Look up child)

We used this which we created a few years ago for our Fruit of the Spirit list:

Fruit of the Spirit heart, art project
Fruit of the Spirit heart, art project

Introduction

Go through each of the Fruit of the Spirit, one by one, in the order they are found in the bible. After that, there are questions and a chance to discuss the Fruit of the Spirit.

Opening Prayer

Bible Reading: Galatians 5:22-23

Fruit of the Spirit

One minute per Fruit of the Spirit. Brief explanation and related scripture reading:

LOVE – Put someone else’s needs before yours – 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7

JOY – Happy and contagious – Romans 12:12

PEACE – Being calm through hard times – John 14:27

PATIENCE – waiting for Lego to arrive without exploding! ‘Love is patient’ – Colossians 1:11

KINDNESS – Linked to love – Love in Action – Ephesians 4:32

GOODNESS – Being good even when you do not feel like it – Romans 12:21

FAITHFULNESS – trusting God – 1 Kings 2:3-4

GENTLENESS – Being careful with a butterfly – Proverbs 15:1

SELF-CONTROL – You could buy an expensive car, like a Ferrari, but if God does not want you to- need self-control not to buy the Ferrari! – 1 Corinthians 9:26-27

Questions:

Why do we need to act out the Fruit of the Spirit?

Why is it important to act out the Fruit of the Spirit?

Have you been acting out the Fruit of the Spirit? If so, how? Give examples & discuss.

ACTIVITY: Linking up the different fruit of the Spirit

Using a pen, wool or string to link the fruit of the Spirit to each other.

BE CREATIVE!

Need to see what you have created next Family Focus!

Uploaded by Jo 23/06/2020

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