More Holy Standards… Continued

The thought life is our first line of defense in the battle of self-control. Jerry Bridges 

We must have a spirit of power towards the enemy, a spirit of love towards men, and a spirit of self-control towards ourselves. The fruit of the Spirit is self-control. Watchman Nee 

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you a temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.    Charles Kingsley 

There are two ways to get enough: One is to accumulate more and more; the other is to desire less…    G.K. Chesterton

Freedom in Christ allows you to control the desires that once controlled you.   LeCrae 

Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.   Elie Wiesel   

He who reigns himself and rules passions, desires, and fears; is more than a king. John Milton

Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.  Michel de Montaigne    

How then, shall I live?

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