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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

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

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.

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

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...

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.

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

When we are about to speak we would do well to stop and ask ourselves these questions.

Circumstances can bring out the worst in us, but we represent God to others, so let’s check our attitude instead of getting angry.

Has the salvation experience in our lives impacted the way we live in such a way that it is noticeable to those around us?

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.

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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

Sharing the most important message you've ever received with someone you care about never needs to become an argument.

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Seeking Self-Control: A Lifelong Resolution

My brain’s pleasure center willfully rejected its duty to hold me to the diet plan.

Yielding to short-term pleasures leads to long-term consequences.

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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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