Paul has many things to say about the fruitful walk for the true believer in Christ. He writes in his letter to the Ephesians, 4#1:

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,...

And continuing in 5#8 he says:

... walk as children of light
(for the fruit of the light [consists] in all goodness and righteousness and truth),
putting to the test and then approving what is well pleasing to the Lord.

Verse 17 says: On this account stop becoming those who are without reflection or intelligence, but be understanding what the will of the Lord is.

Turning back to Galatians 5#16 we read:

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.
But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the Law.
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,
idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,
envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you just as I have forewarned you that those who practice such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, (or long-suffering), kindness, goodness, faith,
gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. 5#16-23

Weaving these threads together, we read in Ephesians 5#18:

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, (who makes up for your deficiencies)
speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;
always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

And again In Galatians 5#24:

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.

Since we have been made companions and partakers of the Divine nature, therefore, let us take full advantage of all that we have that we might walk the fruitful walk.


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