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Fruit Of My Spirit (2004)

For SATB chorus
Text: John 15:5, Galatians 5:22, 23 (paraphrased)

Commissioned by the Community Presbyterian Church (of Clarendon Hills, IL)
Lee McGinty, Music Director, in honor of its 75th anniversary
Premiered by the Community Presbyterian Church, Peter Lipari, Chancel Choir Director, 2 May 2004
Duration: 2 minutes

Text

John 15:5, Galatians 5:22, 23 (paraphrased)

I am the Vine,
You are My branches,
Bear My fruit abundantly.

of love and kindness,
of generosity
and a deep humility;

A state of peace, faithfulness,
of self-restraint, patient hope;

of gladness
and most abundant joy:

By the fruit of My Spirit shall you be known.

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