GRADUATING TO SELF CONTROL
HEARD: Graduated. Go up to the third level.
The third level is self control.
WORDS OF WISDOM: GRADUATED INTO SELF CONTROL
Maturity is walking in the fruit of self control, having
overcome the passions of the flesh and the desires of
the soul. It is dead to lust, desire, and yearnings that
crave to be filled. These emotions are simply
non-existent. They do not beckon to the senses. In
knowing the secret of clinging to the Vine of Jesus
Christ as the Source of all life, there is no more war.
In that place, the fruit of temperance lives in a
balance of being a good steward over their temple, and
yet being dead to appetites.
Gal 5:21-25 NKJV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23
gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
24 And those who are Christ's have crucified the flesh
with its passions and desires. 25 If we live in the
Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
2 Peter 1:4-7 NKJV
that through these you may be partakers of the
divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in
the world through lust. But also for this very reason,
giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to
virtue knowledge, 6 to knowledge self-control, to
self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, 7
to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly
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