SELF-CONTROL



The
      Fruit Spirit
            of
           the
             Galatians 5.22-24
“But the fruit of the spirit
is love, joy, peace,
patience, kindness,
goodness, faithfulness,
gentleness, self-control”

 ...
“A man without
self-control is like
a city broken into and
left without walls.”
               Proverbs 25.28
            ...
self-control
“mastering, controlling,
 curbing, restraining”
self-control
  “having power over”
“Do you not know that in a
race all runners compete,
but only one receives the
prize? So run that you may
obtain it.”
    ...
“Every athlete exercises
self-control in all things.
They do it to receive a
perishable wreath, but we
an imperishable.”
 ...
“So I do not run aimlessly;
I do not box as one beating
the air.”
             1 Corinthians 9.26
                  CB NT ...
“But I discipline my body
and keep it under control,
lest after preaching to
others I myself should be
disqualified.”
    ...
Run to Win
Run for the Prize
Run with
purpose
Run
     with
Discipline
Run
     with
Discipline
“A man without
self-control is like
a city broken into and
left without walls.”
               Proverbs 25.28
            ...
“Let not sin therefore
reign in your mortal
bodies, to make you obey
their passions.”
               Romans 6.12
         ...
“All things are lawful for
me,” but not all things are
helpful. “All things are
lawful for me,” but I will
not be enslaved...
“Sexual immorality, impurity,
sensuality, idolatry, sorcery,
enmity, strife, jealousy, fits
of anger, rivalries,
dissensio...
“For we all stumble in
many ways, and if anyone
does not stumble in what
he says, he is a perfect
man, able also to bridle...
“Finally brothers, whatever is
true, whatever is honorable,
whatever is just, whatever is
pure, whatever is lovely,
whatev...
“A man without
self-control is like
a city broken into and
left without walls.”
               Proverbs 25.28
            ...
Will today be the
day you decide to
   be saved?
Lesson slideshows (with notes)
   and audio can be found at:
www.churchofchristmiranda.com
Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without
permission.)


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Compiled and Presented by:
The Fruit of the Spirit                                                              Dave Stewa...
The Fruit of the Spirit is Self-Control
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The final fruit of the spirit is self-control, which means that we are to have control over our bodies and minds. The apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 9 reminded us that we must be like athletes.

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  1. 1. SELF-CONTROL The Fruit Spirit of the Galatians 5.22-24
  2. 2. “But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control” Galatians 5.22-23 CB NT p. 334
  3. 3. “A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Proverbs 25.28 CB OT p. 1037
  4. 4. self-control “mastering, controlling, curbing, restraining”
  5. 5. self-control “having power over”
  6. 6. “Do you not know that in a race all runners compete, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.” 1 Corinthians 9.24 CB NT p. 300
  7. 7. “Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.” 1 Corinthians 9.25 CB NT p. 300
  8. 8. “So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air.” 1 Corinthians 9.26 CB NT p. 300
  9. 9. “But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.” 1 Corinthians 9.27 CB NT p. 300
  10. 10. Run to Win
  11. 11. Run for the Prize
  12. 12. Run with purpose
  13. 13. Run with Discipline
  14. 14. Run with Discipline
  15. 15. “A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Proverbs 25.28 CB OT p. 1037
  16. 16. “Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal bodies, to make you obey their passions.” Romans 6.12 CB NT p. 272
  17. 17. “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything. 1 Corinthians 6.12 CB NT p. 295
  18. 18. “Sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these.” Galatians 5.19-21 CB NT p. 334
  19. 19. “For we all stumble in many ways, and if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body.” James 3.2 CB NT p. 403
  20. 20. “Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” Philippians 4.8 CB NT p. 349
  21. 21. “A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Proverbs 25.28 CB OT p. 1037
  22. 22. Will today be the day you decide to be saved?
  23. 23. Lesson slideshows (with notes) and audio can be found at: www.churchofchristmiranda.com
  24. 24. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.) Grapevines: iStock_000002160037 Lance Armstrong: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ad/Lance-Armstrong- TdF2004.jpg Olympic Laurels: http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/ClJh1ormowZ/Olympics+Day+13+Athle tics/4SJcgmZl7Tv/Yipsi+Moreno Tortoise and Hare: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Tortoise_and_the_Hare_- _Project_Gutenberg_etext_19994.jpg Starting line: iStock_000006192374 Lanes: iStock_000002570276
  25. 25. Compiled and Presented by: The Fruit of the Spirit Dave Stewart 30 May, 2010 #10 Las Cruces, NM www.churchofchristmiranda.com Self-Control Synopsis: The final fruit of the spirit is self-control, which means that we are to have control over our bodies and minds. The apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 9 reminded us that we must be like athletes. "Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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