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  • Let Us Celebrate Of Saviors Coming With Self Control Series

    Contributed by Christopher Raiford on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 41 ratings

    Series of Sermons for the Advent season on the fruits of the spirit. Sermon 9 of 9

    Christmas Day Service December 25, 2002 Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Fellow worshipers of the Christ child: The last fruit of the Spirit isn’t an easy one to display at this time of the more

  • Spiritual Success Self Control Series

    Contributed by Joe Hayes on Nov 25, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    How not to fall apart, just one lack of self control can cause the whole person to fall You can also listen at

    SELF-CONTROL "Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control" Prov 25:28 The most important feature of a city in biblical times was its walls. Walls acted as the cities defences bringing security, an inner peace and displaying an outer strength. A city without walls was more

  • Seizing Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 30, 2003
    based on 244 ratings

    When the fruit of self-control is not evident in our lives, we’re vulnerable to all kinds of relational ruptures. When the Spirit controls us, we will demonstrate restraint in our lives.

    Seizing Self-Control Rev. Brian Bill 8/5/01 This past Sunday afternoon, three of us jumped on a plane and flew to Michigan to interview an applicant for our Associate Pastor of Student Ministries position. Scott Petersen, who is a member here at PBC and runs the airport in town, made the more

  • Self-Control?

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 74 ratings

    What does it mena to have fruit of self-control and how can we cultivate it?

    Introductory Considerations 1. She seemed the same as the rest of us. She loved the Lord and lived for Him, taking every opportunity to serve that she could, but place a little bit of alcohol in her coke and something happened to her. She became a completely different person. Tthat which she had more

  • Wholesomeness Through Discipline And Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Lalachan Abraham on May 25, 2013
    based on 11 ratings

    “A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls.” Proverbs 25:28 (NLT)

    In a world of deteriorating morality, we must give special attention to Self-discipline and Self-Control to live a virtuous life. Everything we do in life is a choice, and I think most of us realize that. But what most people don’t seem to realize is that everything we don’t do in more

  • Self- Control

    Contributed by Norman Bernad on Jul 19, 2023

    When the Spirit has control of our thoughts and actions, then we'll be able to think before we act and have the willingness and strength to follow God's will for our lives. Self-control requires that we think before we act.

    Self- Control (Fruits of the Holy Spirit) Gal 5: 22 1. Psalm: 11 2. Judges 16:4-18 3. Genesis 39:11-18 Today we come to the ninth and final fruit of the Spirit – the fruit of self-control. Self-control means having power over your body’s desires and passions. It is impossible to succeed in more

  • God, Take The Wheel Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Oct 4, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Man cannot control himself. anything uncontrolled has the potential to harm us. Self-control is not self-help. For a Christian, self-control means that He/She will allow the Lord to control their lives by the power of the Holy Spirit.

    God, Take the wheel Galatians 5:22 2 Peter 1:5-8 Introduction- We have been in the study of the Fruit of the Spirit for several weeks. I hope that you have been able to be with us for the whole series as we looked at the characteristics of God, and His desire to have these characteristics active more

  • The Character Of Self Control Series

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    This sermon is in a series on fruit of the Spirit, namely The Character of a Christian: Self Control.

    I. I have really enjoyed preaching this series on the "fruits" (character) of a Christian, and then I came down to this last one and read it again "Self Control". I sort of did one of those Lucille Ball takes (uggh!) on it! Like it is easy for me to talk about joy, and love, and peace, but "self more

  • Part 10 - Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Pastor Bruce A. Shields on Sep 12, 2006

    Self-control is important for releasing the other fruits to grow in our Spiritual life.

    The Fruit of the Spirit Part 10 – Self-Control Rev. Bruce A. Shields First Baptist Church Tawas City Michigan WELCOME We are continuing our Series on The Fruits of the Holy Spirit. INTRODUCTION Each of the different characteristics of the Fruit of the Spirit focuses on how more

  • Fruit Of Self Control Series

    Contributed by Rev. Dr. Andrew B Natarajan on Aug 26, 2021

    “Fruit of the Spirit” is ONE fruit (not multiple) and that all 9-traits were happening in a person who is of the Spirit. Three important controls needed are Control of your body, control of your spirit and your mind/soul.

    Theme: Fruit of Self Control Text: 1 Peter 5:8-9 Greetings The Lord is good; his love endures forever. I greet you all in the name of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Introduction “Fruit of the Spirit” is ONE fruit (not multiple) and that all 9-traits were happening in a person who is of the more

  • Self-Discipline And Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Lalachan Abraham on Jul 15, 2013
    based on 24 ratings

    “For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.”(Hebrews 12:11) "A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls.

    Self-Discipline and Self-Control A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls. Proverbs 25:28 (NLT) “For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by more

  • The Fruit Of Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 9, 2021

    Self-control is the inner strength that determines what external stimuli will be allowed to move you to action. The reason Christians are motivated by external stimuli to do things out of God's will is because they lack this fruit of the Spirit

    One of the things that made Lincoln so great was his marvelous self-control. The nation was coming apart at the seams with a civil war that had everybody's emotions operating at extremes. To add to the tension, some army contractors were ripping off the government. This made Lincoln more

  • Learning The Secrets Of Being Self-Controlled – 2 Tim. 3:3

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 159 ratings

    Learning the Secrets of Being Self-Controlled – 2 Tim. 3:3

    Learning the Secrets of Being Self-Controlled – 2 Tim. 3:3 Illustration: During his term as President of the U.S., Lyndon Johnson was somewhat overweight. One day his wife challenged him with this blunt assertion: "You can’t run the country if you can’t run yourself." Respecting Mrs. Johnson’s more

  • Mastering Self-Control: A Path To Freedom SermonCentral

    Contributed by SermonCentral on Sep 8, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    This sermon explores the concept of self-control, a fruit of the Spirit. It provides a roadmap to gaining more self-control, starting with acknowledging our problems, leaving the past behind, mastering our emotions, believing in our capacity for change, avoiding temptation, and relying on Christ's power.

    This sermon is about self-control, which is one of the fruits of the Spirit. Self-control is important because many of our problems stem from a lack of it. We often wonder why we can't lose weight, keep our house clean, or break bad habits. The answer is that we lack self-control. Our biggest more

  • Guidelines For Christianity: The Fruit Of Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Mar 30, 2015

    Where do you need the spiritual grace of self-control? Seek the Lord for direction, and let Him mold you into a Disciple that is controlled at all times and in all circumstances by the Holy Spirit.

    “. . . the fruit of the spirit is . . . self-control. . .” (Gal. 5:22-23) Not too long ago I watched the movie “Castaway” with Tom Hanks. He was stranded on this island after a plane crash in the ocean. He had nothing to eat at first but coconuts. He had to master the more