22 But (A)the fruit of the Spirit is (B)love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, (C)goodness, (D)faithfulness, 23 [a]gentleness, self-control. (E)Against such there is no law. 24 And those who are Christ’s (F)have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 (G)If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. 26 (H)Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 5:23 meekness

28 Come to (A)Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you (B)and learn from Me, for I am [a]gentle and (C)lowly in heart, (D)and you will find rest for your souls. 30 (E)For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 11:29 meek

Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful.

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The Spiritual War

10 Now (A)I, Paul, myself am pleading with you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—(B)who in presence am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you. But I beg you (C)that when I am present I may not be bold with that confidence by which I intend to be bold against some, who think of us as if we walked according to the flesh. For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh.

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The Good Confession

11 But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.

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23 But avoid foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they generate strife. 24 And (A)a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, (B)able to teach, (C)patient, 25 (D)in humility correcting those who are in opposition, (E)if God perhaps will grant them repentance, (F)so that they may know the truth, 26 and that they may come to their senses and (G)escape the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him to do his will.

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