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Verses

  • I Corinthians 9:25,27— Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. 27 But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be
  • Galatians 5:22-23— But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
  • II Timothy 1:7— for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

To Refrain

  • Material Possessions
  • Sexual Immorality
  • Anger
  • Drunkenness / Drugs
  • Jealousy
  • Crude Conversations
  • Idolatry
  • Rivalries

To Make a Habit

  • Spiritual (by oneself)
    • Reading/Studying the Bible/Listening to a Sermon
    • Praying
  • Physical
    • Exercising
    • Eating Healthier
  • Social
    • Fellowship
    • Witnessing
    • Greeting One Another