Fruit of the Spirit: SELF-CONTROL
“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline”. 2Timothy 1:7
“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” Colossians 3:12-14
Let’s explore what it means to be gentle together. Click on the box to get your dig deeper lesson.Download PDF
“Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock Eternal.” Isaiah 26:4
This week’s dig deeper will help you explore the idea of faithfulness. The what, the who and the why.
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“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in Heaven.” Matthew 5:16
Goodness may not always be the easy choice but it’s always the right choice.
Here are a few passages to read together: Galatians 6:9-10, Ephesians 4:32
What does the Bible tell us about doing good? Does the Bible suggest we should only do it when we’re in the right mood or when it suits us?
Who is our best example in how we should act?
This last link is an old kid’s song about goodness.
“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” Ephesians 4:32
What is kindness? What can you do to show kindness to others?
Here’s what some other kids had to say on the subject.
There are two short readings from the Bible to help you with this week’s lesson.
1 Kings 17:2-6 and Luke 6:27-36
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Just for fun, check out this song about kindness.