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Temperance (10)

“Jason! Time to come inside!” called Mother from the doorway. With plastic sword in hand, Jason ran breathlessly from behind the house and met his mother at the door. “Wow, that was fast!” she exclaimed. “What were you doing?” “I’ve conquered the city of Gaza and am on my way to fight some more Philistines. […]

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He that Striveth…is Temperate

We have come at last to temperance, the last of nine aspects of the fruit of the Spirit as that fruit is outlined by the Apostle Paul in Galatians 5. The word “temperance” in the original (Greek), we are told, means literally “inner strength.” It refers here to the strength of character which enables one […]

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Temperance

“But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank. . . .” Daniel 1:8   And so, finally, we come to temperance, the last of nine evidences of the fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5. What is […]

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Developing Temperance

After Saul knew that God would give the kingdom to David, his wrath and jealousy were kindled toward David to such an extent that he dealt treacherously with David over a long time and tried to kill him at every opportunity. He would take Israel’s army in constant pursuit of the fulfillment of his maddening […]

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