Matthew 5:3-12 The Beatitudes
There are at least 4 ways to understand the Beatitudes: (1) They are a code of ethics for the disciples and a standard of conduct for all believers. (2) They contrast Kingdom values (what is eternal) with worldly values (what is temporary). (3) They contrast the superficial "faith" of the Pharisees with the real faith that Christ demands. (4) They show how the Old Testament expectations will be fulfilled in the new Kingdom. These Beatitudes are not multiple choice - pick what you like and leave the rest. They must be taken as a whole. They describe what we should be like as Christ's followers.
Galatians 5:22-23 Fruit of The Spirit
The fruit of the Spirit is the spontaneous work in us. The Spirit produces these character traits that are found in the nature of Christ. They are the by-product of Christ's control - we cannot obtain them by trying to get them without his help. If we want the fruit of the Spirit to grow in us we must join our life to his (John 15:4-5). We must know him, love him, remember him, and imitate him. As a result we will fulfill the intended purpose of the law - to love God and our neighbors.
John 15:1-5 The Vine and The Branches
Christ is the vine and God is the gardener who cares for the branches to make them fruitful. The branches are all those who claim to be followers of Christ. The fruitful branches are true believers who by their living union with Christ produce much fruit. But those who become unproductive - those who turn back from following Christ after making a superficial commitment - will be separated from the vine. Unproductive followers are as good as dead and will be cut off and tossed aside.
In other words, "Let this mind be in you that was also in Christ Jesus." Philippians 2:5
Thank you for your input. In answering your question, what is the point? The point is there are some people who talk about abiding in Christ's love but show a lack of character portraying that love. It was to bring to the forefront what it's true meaning is as opposed to what's often quoted, "touch not mine anointed and do my prophets no harm." Walking in the attitude of love and obedience to God's Word require us to be in the right frame of mind. And, no! I am not trying to say anything at all of anyone being disobedient to God's commandments; quite the contrary. We need to tal more about being in the right attitude that pleases God. How we treat one another and having, what you said, "having the same mind as Christ". Phil.2:5