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Jumping Before You've Heard It All - #6482
How are you perceived by your mate, your children, your parents, your friends when it comes to listening? Maybe someone has basically stopped trying. But tell them you want another chance. It takes patience; it takes self-control to listen; not just to a person's words, but to their heart. It is, according to the Word of God, foolish not to listen before you speak.
How to Prove You're a Man - #6324
If you're a woman, encourage self-control in the men you know. And if you're a man, understand one of the most important muscles you have to develop - the spiritual muscles that give you control over your temper, your passions, your mouth, your impatience. Self-control - that's how you prove you're a man.
The Line Between Night and Day - #6292
How do people feel after they've been around you? Do they feel lighter or darker? Have you built them up, or have you been critical - torn them down; made them feel anything but important? Maybe you've been living too close to that line. Your temper keeps crossing into the night; your humor, your thoughts, your physical involvement with someone else. Or maybe it's an attitude or an action that's just too dark for a day person like you. You don't belong there.
True Woman Blog: The War of Learning Self-Control
My two year old is a very good boy most of the time, but there are times when he is downright carnal. And if given the opportunity to choose between what’s best for him and what isn’t, he usually picks option b.
The Attractive Christian Woman
A heart of modesty and self-control will bring joy and peace in your life--and will make the gospel believable to unbelievers.
Making Fruit of the Spirit is Mutual and Communal - Welcome to Discipleshiptools.org
Fruit of the Spirit, Part XVII We need one another to help spur on and encourage us. Paul, even through his heinous situations of being in prison, being whipped and beaten, having everyone against him and seeking to kill him, takes the time to agonize, pray, and encourage...
Do not allow your stuff to get in the way of your Fruit - Welcome to Discipleshiptools.org
Fruit of the Spirit, Part XVI This is not a popular thing to discuss, but the Christian life comes with a responsibility, so we are not to allow our desires or dilemma or pressures to distract us from it
How is your Spiritual Fruit? - Welcome to Discipleshiptools.org
Fruit of the Spirit, Part XV It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Gal. 5:1
Are you Led by the Spirit? - Welcome to Discipleshiptools.org
Fruit of the Spirit, Part XIV Being led by the Spirit is not a Pentecostal or charismatic endeavor; it is not about speaking in tongues or some esoteric Baptism of the Holy Spirit. It is...
The Lust of the Flesh - Welcome to Discipleshiptools.org
Fruit of the Spirit, Part XI What Happens when we Exercise our Rotten Fruit? In Romans 12: 14-21, we are told how to treat others around us. T