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I. Self-control is the mark of a wise person
See also Pr 1:1–5
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Self-control is an aspect of Christian character
Ga 5:22–23; Tt 2:11–12
See also 1 Ti 3:2; Tt 1:8; Tt 2:2; Tt 2:5–6; 2 Pe 1:5–9
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Self-control affects the whole person
A. Physical self-control
See also 1 Co 7:36–38; 1 Th 4:3–7
B. A mental discipline
See also 1 Th 5:6–8; 1 Pe 4:7; 1 Pe 5:8
C. Controlled speech
Ps 141:3; Jas 1:19
See also Ps 17:3; Pr 16:23; Pr 21:23; Ec 5:2; Jas 3:1–12
IV.
Self-control in response to persecution
See also 1 Pe 2:18–23
Examples of self-control
Ge 39:7–12 Joseph
David:
1 Sa 24:1–7; 1 Sa 26:7–12; 2 Sa 16:9–10
Job:
Job 31:1; Job 31:30
Jesus Christ:
Is 53:7 the servant, understood in the NT as a prophecy concerning Jesus Christ; Mk 14:61; Mt 27:27–30
Paul:
1 Co 4:12–13; 1 Co 9:24–27
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The dangers of a loss of self-control
Pr 18:7; Je 14:10
See also 1 Sa 18:10–11 Saul; 2 Sa 13:7–14 Amnon; Ps 106:32–33 Moses; Pr 6:1–3; Pr 29:18; Ac 24:25; Ro 1:24–31; 1 Co 7:5 aimed at those who thought that abstaining from sexual relations in marriage was spiritual; 1 Co 7:9; Col 2:23
- False teaching was leading to the throwing off of restraints in the name of the gospel:
2 Pe 2:12–14; 2 Pe 2:18–19; Jud 4
God’s Plan of Salvation
Hear the Word of God
Believe the Word of God
Repent of Your Past Enmity
Confess the Son of God
Be Baptized for the Remission of Your Sins
Remain Steadfast in New Life
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