Core Values with Scriptures

Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

Love
I will love God and others.
Matthew 22:37-40 (NIV) Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.

Joy
I will maintain joy and purpose regardless of my circumstances.
John 15:11 (NIV) I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.

Peace
I will do everything that I can to keep things right between God, myself and others.
Matthew 5:9 (NIV) Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

Patience
I will be patient with others.
1 Corinthians 13:4,7 (NIV) Love is patient, love is kind… It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

Humility (Kindness)
I will regard others above myself.
Philippians 2:3 (NIV) Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.

Goodness
I will do the right things when dealings with others.
Matthew 12:35 (NIV) The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him…

Faith/Faithfulness
I will be faith-filled and faithful to find and fulfill God’s will for my life.
Hebrews 11:1,6 (NIV) Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see…And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.

Gentleness
I will be thoughtful and considerate when dealing with others.
Philippians 4:5 (NIV) Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.

Self-Control
I will bring my dreams and desires into submission to the Holy Spirit
1 Thessalonians 5:6 (NIV) So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be alert and self-controlled.