Reno Church of Christ

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Sermon Summary

Proverbs 25:28 & Hebrews 12:11

Anything uncontrolled can harm our relationship with God or with others:

  • Anger (Proverbs 29:11)
  • Drinking (Proverbs 23:29-35)
  • Lust (Proverbs 6:26)
  • Ambition (Proverbs 23:4)
  • Spending (Proverbs 21:20)

Galatians 5:22-23 & Titus 2:12


Start With Yourself

Start Small

Start With A Plan—Proverbs 13:3; Proverbs 19:11

Start Today

Accept Responsibility—Luke 16:10; Genesis 3:12

God will do his part; will you do your part in controlling yourself?


Self Control

Aristotle once said, “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over self.” One of the great areas we struggle in is self-control. Self-Control is learning to subordinate our desires to God’s desires. Join us as we dive deeper into this difficult but all important subject.