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  • 1. 5/13/2013Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.org1Wednesday NightStudy SeriesLesson Author K.Brady
  • 2. Temperance5/13/2013Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.org2 Temperance..What is It? A Fruit of the Spirit? Why Add it to your Faith? The Power of Temperance How to put it into Practice What to Guard with TemperanceTopics below to be discussed (02/01/12)
  • 3. 5/13/20133Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgWhat is Temperance? Comes from the Greek Word “Egkrateia” Which means “Self-Control” Word Occurrence - Found 3 times in the Bible In a Nutshell Temperance is “Self Control”, Self –Restraint”and “Moderation”Webster Defines Temperance as moderation in action, thought, or feelingTemperance
  • 4. 5/13/20134Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgFruit of the Spirit?Temperance is a Fruit of the SpiritGal 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness,temperance: against such there is no law.Temperance
  • 5. 5/13/20135Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgWhy Add it to Your FAITH?TemperanceChildren of God need proper restraintover their emotions, impulses, expressionof opinions and ideas.Is Temperance Physical, Spiritual or Both?Yes Both…
  • 6. 5/13/20136Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgWhy Add it to Your Faith?TemperanceTemperance or the control of self depends upon the believer’s resolve to establish boundaries forhis behavior, actions, and thought processes; and is centered in the decision to exert his will overthe desires, the drives, and the emotions of the body and the mind.Paul talked gaining control over our flesh…Roman 7:23,Becoming successful in the fruit of “temperance” depends upon one’s willpower, whichis the strength of will to carry out one’s decisions, wishes, or plans. Exercising thefruit of “temperance” enables us to live our lives purposefully and resolutely in agreementwith the Word of God. …This has to be developed and built into the MAN or WOMAN of GOD. 1 Cor 9:23
  • 7. 5/13/20137Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgThe Power of Temperance!TemperanceUtilizing temperance makes the child of God extremely effective.Look at the impact Paul made to Felix..(Also Agrippa)Paul preached to Felix..Acts 24:23-25We also can be powerful when we can restrain our wordsProverbs 15:1Our Tongue…James 1:26Our AngerJames 1:19, Eph 4:26, Matt 5:22
  • 8. 5/13/20138Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgAngry vs. AngerTemperanceIs there a difference between being Angry and having AngerYes…to be Angry can be a impulsive reaction that can be in mind or facially expressed.Anger is a period of being Angry that can lead to Sin.How does the Bible defies “Angry”1. Greek Word “Orgizo” G3710 which means to provoke or enrage,(passive) become exasperated2. Greek Word “Orgilos” G3711 which means soon angry. Irascible.3. Greek Word “cholao” G5520 which means irritable.
  • 9. 5/13/20139Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgAnger vs Angry (Cont)TemperanceHow does the Bible defies “Anger” .5 Occurrences in New Testament.2 Greek words used to define “anger” in the NT.1. Greek Word “Orge ”G3709 - which means violent passion or wrath, vengeance.2. Greek Word “parorgizō ”G3949 - which means to provoke anger to wrath.
  • 10. 5/13/201310Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgAnger vs AngryTemperanceIs it okay to be Angry?Yes Bible says we can be angry. The Bible is clear that we need to make sure that our angerdoes not lead to sin. Saying things out of Anger to be hurtful(Matt 5:22) Getting in loudshouting matches and slandering (Eph 4:31 “Clamour”).Read Ephesians 4:26 - Be angry, and do not sin. Can we obey this passage?Yes we can when we learn to put temperance on and “Master” our reactionsso we don’t lose control.Is possible to be angry without sinning. Yes
  • 11. 5/13/201311Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgDanger of AngerTemperanceJames 1:19,20 - Be slow to wrath, because the wrath of man does not produce the righteousnessof God. Again, not all anger is forbidden. It does not say to never be angry but to be slow to anger.The problem with anger is what it"produces" or leads to.Proverbs 14:17 - A quick-tempered man acts foolishly. Not all anger is sinful, but we musttake care lest we "fly off the handle," lose control, and act wrongly. [Prov. 29:22]2 Ways we can sin with Anger1. Holding it in and letting it fester. When we allow this to happen bitterness and strifecan began to take hold of us. (James 3:14-17, Eph 4:31, Phil 2:3)2. Blowing up and getting into loud shouting matches. (see pg.10)
  • 12. 5/13/201312Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgPutting it into Practice?TemperanceHow We Respond to Our Brethren and to each other goes a long way…Lets DiscussHolding back your reactions…Comments.Don’t Show up and Blow Up
  • 13. 5/13/201313Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgWhat to Guard?TemperanceWe need to guard our spiritual hearts.READ…Matthew 15:18-20, 12:33-36,Our Physical Bodies…Read 1 Thessalonians 4:1-15Our Associations….Read 2 Corinthians 6:14
  • 14. 5/13/2013Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.org14Temperance Lesson Endhttp://www.cucockilleen.org/cu_tstudy.htmlFor more topical lessons visit:

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