Self-control is choosing – Fruit of the Spirit, Self-control, Part 5

Editor’s Note: This post is written by guest blogger, David Hundert. David is a current Master of Divinity student at Evangelical Seminary. I want to leave you with one last thought as quoted from the author, Max Lucado. He states, I Choose Love…No occasion justifies hatred; no injustice warrants bitterness. I choose love. Today IContinue reading “Self-control is choosing – Fruit of the Spirit, Self-control, Part 5”

Why self-control is vital to leadership – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 4

Editor’s Note: This week welcome guest blogger, David Hundert. David is a current Master of Divinity student at Evangelical Seminary. Self-control is so important to Paul, that several times, in several letters, Paul includes it in his list of requirements for Church leadership. Paul states in Titus 1:7-8, “Since a leader manages God’s household, heContinue reading “Why self-control is vital to leadership – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 4”

Mastery over your passions – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 3

Editor’s Note: This week welcome guest blogger, David Hundert. David is a current Master of Divinity student at Evangelical Seminary. In 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 the Apostle Paul writes, “Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get theContinue reading “Mastery over your passions – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 3”

What the Bible says about self-control – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 2

Editor’s Note: This week welcome guest blogger, David Hundert. David is a current Master of Divinity student at Evangelical Seminary. In his book, The Three Edwards, Thomas Costain describes the life of Raynald III, a 14th century duke in what is now Belgium. Grossly overweight, Raynald was commonly called by his Latin nickname, Crassus, whichContinue reading “What the Bible says about self-control – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 2”

The concerning effortlessness of “works” – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 1

Editor’s Note: This week welcome guest blogger, David Hundert. David is a current Master of Divinity student at Evangelical Seminary. One of the interesting things that I read this week in preparation for this blog series, is that when Paul lists in Galatians 5 what the New International Version of the Bible refers to asContinue reading “The concerning effortlessness of “works” – Fruit of the Spirit: Self-control, Part 1″