Works of the Flesh, Fruits of the Spirit

Short Lesson on How to Recognize a Follower

The works that a follower of satan will be found doing:
Galates (Galatians) 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these:

    1. Adultery
    moicheia, moy-khi'-ah; from G3431; adultery:--adultery.

    2. Fornication
    porneia, por-ni'-ah; harlotry (includ. adultery and incest);fig. idolatry:--fornication.

    3. Uncleanness
    akatharsia, ak-ath-ar-see'-ah; impurity (the quality), phys. or mor.:--uncleanness.

    4. Lasciviousness
    aselgeia, as-elg'-i-a; from a comp. (as a neg. particle) and a presumed selges (of uncert. der., but appar. mean. continent); licentiousness (sometimes including other vices):--filthy, lasciviousness, wantonness.

    5. Idolatry
    eidololatreia, i-do-lol-at ri'-ah; image-worship (lit. or fig.):--idolatry.

    6. Witchcraft
    pharmakeia, far-mak-i'-ah; medication ("pharmacy"), i.e. (by extens.) magic (lit. or fig.):--sorcery, witchcraft.

    7. Hatred
    echthra, ekh'-thrah; hostility; by impl. a reason for opposition:--enmity, hatred.

    8. Variance
    eris, er'-is; of uncert. affin.; a quarrel, i.e. (by impl.) wrangling:--contention, debate, strife, variance.

    9. Emulations
    zelos, dzay'-los; prop. heat, i.e. (fig.) "zeal" (in a favorable sense, ardor; in an unfavorable one, jealousy, as of a husband [fig. of God], or an enemy, malice):--emulation, envy (-ing), fervent mind, indignation, jealousy, zeal.

    10. Wrath
    thumos, thoo-mos'; passion (as if breathing hard):--fierceness, indignation, wrath.

    11. Strife
    eritheia, er-ith-i'-ah; prop. intrigue, i.e. (by impl.) faction:--contention (-ious), strife.

    12. Seditions
    dichostasia, dee-khos-tas-ee'-ah; disunion, i.e. (fig.) dissension:--division, sedition.

    13. Heresies
    hairesis, hah'ee-res-is; prop. a choice, i.e. (spec.) a party or (abstr.) disunion:--heresy [which is the Gr. word itself], sect.

    14. Envyings
    phthonos, fthon'-os; ill-will (as detraction), i.e. jealousy (spite):--envy.

    15. Murders
    phonos, fon'-os; from an obsol. prim. pheno (to slay); murder:--murder, + be slain with, slaughter.

    16. Drunkenness
    methe, meth'-ay; appar. a prim. word; an intoxicant, i.e. (by impl.) intoxication:--drunkenness.

    17. Revelings
    komos, ko'-mos; a carousal (as if a letting loose):--revelling, rioting.

. . . and such like of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of Yahuwah.

The works that a follower of Yahushua will be found doing:
Galates 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is:

    1. Love
    agape, ag-ah'-pay; love, i.e. affection or benevolence; spec. (plur.) a love-feast:--(feast of) charity ([-ably]), dear, love.

    2. Joy
    chara, khar-ah'; cheerfulness, i.e. calm delight:--gladness, X greatly, (X be exceeding) joy (-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).

    3. Peace
    eirene, i-ray'-nay; prob. from a prim. verb eiro (to join); peace (lit. or fig.); by impl. prosperity:--one, peace, quietness, rest, + set at one again.

    4. Longsuffering
    makrothumia, mak-roth-oo-mee'-ah; longanimity, i.e. (obj.) forbearance or (subj.) fortitude:--longsuffering, patience.

    5. Gentleness
    chrestotes, khray-stot'-ace; usefulness, i.e. mor. excellence (in character or demeanor):--gentleness, good (-ness), kindness.

    6. Goodness
    agathosune, ag-ath-soo'-nay; goodness, i.e. virtue or beneficence:--goodness.

    7. Faith
    pistis, pis'-tis; persuasion, i.e. credence; mor. conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), espec. reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstr. constancy in such profession; by extens. the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself:--assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity.

    8. Meekness
    praiotes, prah-ot'-ace; gentleness; by impl. humility:--meekness.

    9. Temperance
    egkrateia, eng-krat'-i-ah; self-control (espec. continence):--temperance.

    . . . against such there is no law.

Need I say more?

C.F. Castleberry