Fruits of the Spirit Traits


• Fruits of the Spirit •

CMDS Life Skills

LOVE – to feel and show concern for others

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your

strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 Motion: hands across chest

JOY – to be satisfied when you do your personal best

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22

Motion – wave both hands in a circle

PEACE – to be happy in all situations

For He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:9

Motion - rock arms (like holding a baby)

PATIENCE – to be still and wait on God

A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. Proverbs 14:29

Motion – tap finger on writs (like a watch)

KINDNESS – to work together toward a common goal

He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity, and honor. Proverbs 21:21

Motion – grasp hands in front and shake

GOODNESS – to do something because it needs to be done

Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6

Motion – thumbs up

FAITHFULNESS – to keep at it

The Lord is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. Psalm 145:13

Motion – dig (like with a shovel)

GENTLENESS – to act in a manner that makes one worthy of confidence and trust

“Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue, but with actions and in truth.” 1 John 3:18

Motion – Touch each shoulder

SELF-CONTROL – to act according to a sense of what’s right and wrong

A person without self-control is like a city whose walls are broken through. Proverbs 25:28

Motion – hands touching (like a high five)