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Pepperoni Roll Self-Control

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Date: December 30, 2018

Speaker: Jacob Beach

Series: The Fruit of the Spirit

Scripture: Galatians 5:22–5:23, 2 Peter 1:3–1:11

What is Self-Control?

Then he said to them all: "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. - Luke 9:23 (NIV)



Self-control is the God-given, Spirit-empowered ability to say yes the good things God calls us to and to say no to the things that pull us away from God and the flourishing he wants for our life.

Why is Self-Control included in the Fruit of the Spirit?

How Do We Grow In Self-Control?

Inner Spiritual Disciplines: Meditation, Prayer, Fasting, Study

Outward Spirital Disciplines: Simplicity, Solitude, Submission, Service

Communal Spiritual Disciplines: Confession, Worship, Guidance, Celebration