Are you holding your desires and passions in a safe place? Is your life controlled by your sexual desires? When you are self-controlled then you can be gentle, thoughtful and considerate with others. Your self-control would be a clear manifestation of the Holy Spirit working in your life. It is an event that clearly shows the work of the Holy Spirit.
Peter says to add these items to your faith. 2 Peter 1:5–6 (ESV)
5 For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faithi with virtue,5 and virtuej with knowledge, 6 and knowledge with self-control, and self-controlk with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness,
Discipline requires attention by you as a leader. Others will be guided and influenced by your self-discipline. Be that leader today! Control your thoughts, your tongue and your behavior.
Cathy and Danny Sartin
i Phil. 4:8
5 Or excellence; twice in this verse
j 1 Pet. 3:7
k See Heb. 10:36; James 1:3
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2016). (2 Pe 1:5–6). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles.
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