SPECIAL TOPIC: CHRISTIAN GROWTH (characteristics)

Romans 5:3-4 Galatians 5:22-23 James 1:3-4 2 Peter 1:5-7
Tribulation Causes
* perseverance
* proven character 
* hope (cf. v. 2)



Fruit of the Spirit
* love 
* joy 
* peace 
* patience 
* kindness 
* goodness 
* faithfulness 
* gentleness 
* self-control
Testing Produces
* endurance 
* maturity 
   1. steadfastness 
   2. complete 


Applying Diligence
* moral excellence
* knowledge
* self-control
* perseverance
* godliness
* brotherly kindness
   (philadelphia)
* Christian love
   (agapē)

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