The Fruit of the Spirit is the Manifestation of the Operation of the HOLY GHOST/SPIRIT in the Life and Ministry of the Believer after they have received the Baptism of the HOLY GHOST/SPIRIT.
It is also for the Edification and Empowerment of the Individual Believer and for those they interact with in order to Disciple them and or to Minister to them for their Support and Spiritual Growth.
Gal_5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness,faith,
Gal 5:23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
Eph_5:9 ( For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth; )
- SELF CONTROL
Although the Ministry of GOD is founded and Strengthened in LOVE, in addition to the above Gifts, Believers are given Tools and Weapons to Fight against the Enemies and the Adversaries of GOD and Mankind. See >> Spiritual Warfare. <<
Eph_6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.