OFFEND NOT IN WORDS

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.DIV “The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.” (Proverbs 16:21). Life is very largely made up of words. They are not so emphatic, perhaps, as deeds. Deeds are more deliberate expressions of thought. One of the most remarkable authors of the New Testament has said, […]

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#9 THE FRUIT OF SELF-CONTROL

HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Self-control ἐγκράτεια (egkrateia) is the ability to control one’s body and its sensual appetites and desires – physically and mentally – through the power of the Holy Spirit.  Self-control relates to both chastity and sobriety, and particularly moderation in eating and drinking. Self-control is the opposite of the works of […]

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