The Key to Powerful Living

Audio File: 
Speaker: 
Rev. Ardy Parlin
Date: 
Friday, October 29, 2010
Scripture: 
Various

Proverbs 25:28, 16:32, 14:29, I Cor. 9:27, Gal.5:22-23

Ruling one’s spirit is: the _____________ and ___________ of one’s
thoughts, _____________, ________________ and ____________ to be in
________________ to the Bible in _____________ aspect of life so that
________ _____________ is demonstrated in all responses and conduct.

Self-control…Ruling the spirit is important because:
1. It is ______________ in the Bible. Col. 3:17
2. _______________ for _______________ Matt. 5:14-16
3. Determines ______________________ Rom. 12:1
4. _______________ from __________ Pr. 16:32
5. ______________ the heart Matt. 12:34

LACK OF SELF-CONTROL IS SEEN IN:
O___________________ of ______________
U_______________, unnecessary _____________
S_____________________ and lazy
Division and ____________________
Wrong ______________________
Self __________________
Fleshly ____________________
S__________________ sins
Not _____________ Biblically to _____________

STEPS TO SELF-CONTROL…RULING THE SPIRIT
1. Admit what one knows is _________ and _______ in life and conduct.
2. Stop _____________ others
3. Acknowledge ____________ of ___________ II Cor. 7:1
4. M_____________ in and __________ Scripture Ps. 119:11
5. Pray for ________________ Jam. 3:13-18
6. ___________ out the _________________ Rom. 12:1
7. ___________ things ___________ with ___________ Mt. 5:23-24

IN OBEDIENCE TO THE WORD I NEED TO...