Tag «Self-Control»

Buffet or Buffet?

How old were you when you realized buffet and buffet are two words that are spelled identically, but are pronounced differently and have different meanings? Well, they’re called heteronyms, and I was in my early 50’s! All you can eat buffets are all over the place, you know where you can go and stuff your …

What is Self-Control?

I left off yesterday with Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 9:23-27, where he tells us to exercise self-control in all things so that we can win the race. Instead of lacking self-control by being with bad company, maybe we should let them see and hear that we are truly Christians. Paul compares exercising self-control to …

Bad Company Corrupts Good Morals

I don’t know about you, but I always wondered about these words. Evidently Paul is quoting an old proverb… I am going to start a brief series on Self-Control, but before I get to it, I need to build up to it. Paul tells the church at Corinth to stop sinning! Yes, you read that …

It’s Probably a Duck!

I was reading in James to get a scripture reference the other day for a post I wrote earlier this week. It really made me think! It was James 1:27, where James tells his readers two things… …to visit orphans and widows in their distress, …and to keep oneself unstained by the world. I get …