Walk by the Spirit: Spiritual Fruit & Gospel Fiber

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Level: BasicNumber of Lessons: 5Avg. Length: 12 Min.Time Required: 3 Hours MinimumCourse Code: NT050
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It’s true that fruit and fiber are good for our bodies, but in this course, discover why spiritual fruit and gospel fiber are necessary for the soul! Dr. Joey Dodson discusses walking by the Spirit according to the context of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. He will lead you on an exploration of the depth and breadth of the freedom we have in Christ and what we have access to as a result of that freedom. You will examine the context of the fruit of the Spirit passage and discover how this context sheds new light on the beloved text. Finally, Dr. Dodson will help you delve into the passages on the works of the flesh and the fruit of the Spirit and explore how the fruit of the Spirit is meant to be lived out within the body of Christ.

Objectives

  • Explain the context for the fruit of the Spirit passage in Galatians and examine the fruit of the Spirit in light of its immediate literary context.
  • Describe the freedom we have in Christ and how that relates to the fruit of the Spirit.
  • Explain what it means to walk according to the Spirit and identify the results of doing so.
  • Describe the war between the Spirit and the flesh.
  • Describe briefly each fruit of the Spirit.
  • Explain how believers experience the fruit of the Spirit in their lives.
  • Explain the corporate nature of the fruit of the Spirit.
Professor
Joseph Dodson, PhD
  • Post-doctorate, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • University of Aberdeen, PhD
  • Ouachita Baptist University, BA

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