Count to Nine

One is for love, that we are commanded to give.

Two is for joy, which we are commanded to exhibit.

Three is for peace, which we are commanded to exude.

Four is for patience, which we are commanded to exercise.

Five is for kindness, which we are commanded to demonstrate.

Six is for goodness, which we are commanded to show.

Seven is for faithfulness, which we are commanded to display.

Eight is for gentleness, which we are commanded to have.

Nine is for self-control, which we are commanded to express.

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23, NIV)