The Spirit always produces LIVING fruit...the characteristics of Christ.
We always say, I know I am a child of God (smile)! And you are if you believe BUT do you bare fruit?
The book of Galatians speaks to standing fast in the LIBERTY of Christ. Are you free? Paul said "I bare in my body the brand of the Lord Jesus Christ! My response in reading that was HALLELUJAH! The BRAND, the fruit of the spirit...the blessing! To give this perfect gift to another you must possess it yourself.
FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT - Let's look at all nine (9), ONE at a time. After we review each, Which of these good and PERFECT gifts can you give to another? LOVE, JOY, PEACE, LONG SUFFERING, GENTLENESS, GOODNESS, FAITH, MEEKNESS, TEMPERANCE
Love is not just an emotion but rather, it is a DECISION. It is unselfish, loyal and benevolent concern for others. It is showing goodwill. It is making the decision to love, even when we do not feel like it .