THE WHOLEHEARTED LEADER PILLAR 4: Holiness of Character The Unoffended Life   “One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And one who rules his spirit, than one who captures a city.” (Proverbs 16:32 NASB) Our next characteristic in developing holiness of character is self-control. When you look at the list of the fruit of the Spirit, this one is last, but it certainly is not the least in importance! Self-control is super-important. You do have the ability to control yourself. And the minute you think you don’t – you’re in trouble!   When are we likely to [...]

THE WHOLE-HEARTED LEADER: The Unoffended Life2021-06-09T06:16:13+00:00

Kingdom Character: Growing in Self-Control


God wants us to mature in our character to become more like Christ, and self-control is an area that people can get the wrong idea about. When you hear the words, “self-control,” don’t hear, “You have to do it all on your own.” That’s not true. We can’t do everything by our own self-will. The key to self-control is having the will to submit and be surrendered to the Spirit of God. Self-Control in the Bible The Bible mentions self-control often and even shares stories of people who either had or lacked the characteristic. In Titus 1:6-9, being self-controlled and temperate [...]

Kingdom Character: Growing in Self-Control2019-03-10T17:36:44+00:00
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