158: Fruits of the Spirit (New Testament Lesson 32)

“Live in the Spirit”


You know those times in your life when you just feel your best self? Peaceful, content, loving, kind, grounded. How do we cultivate the fruits of the Spirit? Paul’s fiery letter to the Galatians provides context for this lesson.


Class Member Reading: Acts:18:23-20:38; Galations

Additional Reading: Bible Dictionary, “Holy Ghost,” 704; “Pauline Epistles: Epistle to the Galatians,” 744–45.

Scripture Chain: Galatians 5:22–23; John 14:26; John 15:26; Moroni 8:26; Moroni 10:3–5; D&C 6:22–23


You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF).

You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF).



Sunday School
00:00  Welcome/episode goals
02:21  Intro: The tone of our lives
03:35  Review of the reading
39:32  Fruits of the Spirit/Our spiritual language
41:09  Invitation: “Live in the Spirit”
Scripture Study
43:24  What has Paul so worked up?
46:37  Return to the reading/Paul and the other disciples
Study Notes
58:50  Virtuous and vicious cycles
1:00:35  What do we do when normal recipes don’t work?



Gifts To Help Us Navigate Our Life, Elder José A. Teixeira

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031: Revelation 1, D&C.

032: Revelation 2, D&C. 

033: First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel

105.1: Elijah and the Still Small Voice (Core) 

105.2: Elijah and the Still Small Voice (Study Notes) 

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