CHART: Holy Spirit Fruit / Holy Spirit Gifts

Indwelling Holy Spirit → FruitOutpoured Holy Spirit → Gifts
Evidence of salvation?Yes

Galatians 5:22-24; Ephesians 1:13-14
No

Matthew 7:22
All 9 should be manifested in every believer?Yes

Galatians 5:22-24
No – though all 9 should be manifested throughout the church

1 Corinthians 12:27-31
Fully mature from the moment you receive?No

Galatians 5:22 – “fruit” is something that grows over time; this is evident in the overwhelming emphasis on Holy Spirit fruit that should be manifested in elders (who are more mature Christians – Acts 20:28; 1 Tim. 3:1-7; 5:17-25; Titus 1:5-9; Heb. 13:7-17; James 3:13-18; 1 Pet. 5:1-4)
Yes – though the user can grow in ability to use them

Romans 12:6
How is it received?By repenting and believing the gospel

Ephesians 1:13
At God’s discretion; generally with prayer, godly desire, and laying hands

1 Corinthians 12:11
Luke 11:13; 1 Corinthians 14:13
1 Corinthians 14:1 (compare Acts 8:21)
Acts 8:18; 2 Timothy 1:6
Sign of maturity in Christ?Yes

See descriptions of elders; Gal. 5:22-24; 1 Cor. 12-14
No

Matt. 7:22; 1 Corinthians 13
Essential for the Church’s ministry and witness?Yes

Book of Acts; Romans 12; 1 Corinthians 12-14; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; Hebrews 2:3-4; etc.
Yes

Book of Acts; Romans 12; 1 Corinthians 12-14; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; Hebrews 2:3-4; etc.
Chart comparing and contrasting Holy Spirit fruit with gifts

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