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Self-Control

Self-control is the ability to say no to sin, including lust, profanity and judgments. It is a result of the Holy Spirit abiding with a person.

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Bible Teachings on Self-Control

In our society, it is easy to fall into the food addiction trap, and when we do, we are not taking care of our body.

There's a way to break free from anger's grasp and learn how to handle the daily situations that can lead to anger.

After the 1960s it appeared that self-control was as outmoded as the horse and buggy. Then it came back into style -- in physical fitness and dieting...

It doesn't require an outright lie to harm another person. A little insinuation, a "hint," is often enough. Once a bit of "information" starts on the...

Questions about Self-Control

The manifestation of the fruit of the Spirit in our lives is the tangible evidence that we are being changed into the nature of Jesus Christ.

Man, through his own efforts, will never find a cure for all diseases. But Jesus, when He returns to earth, will do away with disease and sickness...

God commands you not to fear the future, your circumstances, people, or death.  

There on his own cross, the thief did have the opportunity to take responsibility for the consequences of his destructive habits that hurt himself...

The roots of lust run so deep that it is almost instinctive. And once we begin to fulfill our own lusts, a vicious cycle begins. Lust leads to sin....

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Devotions about Self-Control

I certainly did not consult with the Lord about what to do. I simply had done what I wanted to do.

The difference between an action and a reaction helps us view the scene of Jesus and the moneychangers with a new perspective.

On the surface, it may seem like a personal struggle with some mental or physical area of weakness. That’s what Satan would love for you to think.

Very often our struggles are not a control issue; they’re a trust issue.

When someone would hint at taking away what I feel is my liberty, there is a side of me that wants to fight for my right, proving the correctness of...

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Videos about Self-Control

Ryan fell into drugs and crime in his search for something better. He reconnected with God in jail, but he was just beginning the journey to breaking...

Ministry leader, Emerson Eggerichs, presents his new book Before You Hit Send, sharing guidelines to help you avoid heartache in everyday...

Jessica made sure her life looked perfect on the outside, but deep down she knew she needed help to escape the addiction that threatened to ruin her...

A certified nutritionist, Megan Gilmore talks about healthy eating and shows how to prepare dishes that are delicious and packed with nutrition.

Bill grew up covering his insecurities with alcohol and sex, a habit that followed him into marriage. He tried to change himself, but nothing worked...

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Articles on Self-Control

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Using the 12 Steps to Stop Smoking

Can you confess to God and to another human being that you’ve been treating God like He’s not as much comfort as your cigarettes? That's a huge step...

Train yourself to seek and think God’s thoughts and your mind will be renewed by his power.

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See Yourself Changed

Picture yourself without the drug or self-destructive behavior. Believe Jesus Christ will help you get there. 

Do you have a list of sins you say you will never do? Find out why it’s dangerous and how to really approach temptation.

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Seeking Self-Control: A Lifelong Resolution

Change does not come for those of us who give in to temptation. As the old saying goes, “let your ‘no’ be ‘NO!’”

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