Flesh vs. Spirit

Surrendering Our Control to God’s Control

I have always been, to some extent, the type of person who takes pride in my level of self-control. I was the child who punished myself after doing something wrong. If I messed up, I would break down and immediately confess to it. Even before I knew Christ, I had strong morals. Controlling my emotions …

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Self Control: Dying to Self

None of us are exempt from falling into temptation. Everyone struggles with willpower and self-discipline at some point. At any moment, we could be seconds away from eating another slice of high calorie chocolate cake, or swiping our credit card for nonessential items, or splurging on yet another pair of shoes that we really do …

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Self-Control: A Piece of Spiritual Fruit

But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Galatians 5:22-23 NLT Well, here we are! As I write this piece, we in the United States are waiting the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Right …

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