Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the LORD.
MOMS and Self-control
South MOMS was blessed to hear from speakers Kempton and Caryn Turner last Tuesday. Here are a few highlights from their message on Self-Control:
- Self-control is the ability to keep yourself from indulging in things that do not increase your joy in Christ and bring glory to Him.
- Self-control sets up a firewall around your heart, mind and home to help protect you from unholy, unhealthy pleasures and patterns that long to destroy you and your family. (Proverbs 25:28)
- Self-control is a fruit of the spirit. When you are saved, self-control takes up residence in your heart. Therefore, we are not self-controlled, but spirit-controlled. (Galatians 5:22-23)
- A self-controlled woman is disciplined with her tastes, her time, her thoughts, and her talk.
Want to hear more? Mark your calendar now! The Turners will speak again next spring--at Downtown MOMS on April 3rd and at North MOMS on April 17th.