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The Fruit of the Spirit of Jesus ChristThe Fruit of the Spirit of Jesus Christ
by Richard J. Smit

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John Calvin wrote in his commentary on Galatians 5:22 about the fruit of the Spirit,

There have often appeared in unrenewed men remarkable instances of gentleness, integrity, temperance, and generosity; but it is certain that all were but specious disguises. Curius and Fabrieius were distinguished for courage, Cato for temperance, Scipio for kindness and generosity, Fabius for patience; but it was only in the sight of men, and as members of civil society, that they were so distinguished. In the sight of God nothing is pure but what proceeds from the fountain of all purity.

Richard Smit explains positively this wonderful fruit:

... the Spirit produces in his living branches this delightful, covenantal fruit. A heavenly and spiritual sweetness and goodness characterize and permeate the whole fruit. Yet, the Spirit shows us in Galatians 5:22-23 that this one fruit has many distinct sections, which in their own unique way are filled with the spiritually delicious sweetness and goodness of the Spirit ... That is the fruit that is delightfully tasty to our Father in heaven and also to our fellow saints upon earth who see and taste this fruit and are consequently delighted by it (pp. 16, 17).

This beautiful paperback of 155 pages, suitable for young and old, discusses the nine aspects of this sweet fruit of the Spirit (found in Galatians 5:22-23) that proceed from that fountain, Christ, and which by His Spirit He works in His saints. The book encourages branches of believers and their seed unto a life of good fruit-bearing.

New author Richard J. Smit first wrote about the fruit of the Spirit in a series of articles that appeared in the Standard Bearer and now appear in book form in this new publication. Rev. Smit has served as a minister in several charges in the Protestant Reformed Churches in Canada and America and currently serves as a missionary to the Philippines.

"My son has been ploughing through the book first, and he's trawling through it slowly. He's finding the book very rewarding and challenging. So the book is very encouraging." - Cornwall, England

"I have needed the challenge of The Fruit of the Spirit of Jesus Christ." - Yorkshire, England

"I can't thank you enough for The Fruit of the Spirit of Jesus Christ book. What a privilege it is to be blessed every time I read from it." - England