Fruit of the Spirit
Written by:Pastor Jim Lennon
Jesus used many agricultural analogies to explain spiritual truths. The parable of the four soils illustrates that the effect of God’s Word is directly related to the condition and receptivity of a person’s heart to God. In comparing it to the growth of God’s kingdom on earth, the parable of the mustard seed illustrates how something so small can grow into something so expansive. Jesus often referred to fruit in his parables. The seed planted in good soil bears fruit sixty and one hundred-fold. Those who abide in Him bear much fruit.......