Every time I see a homemade chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven my self-control is pushed to its limits.
What’s your temptation?
What about the more serious kinds of temptations leaders face when it comes to self-control?
Under pressure it’s easy to be swayed by your own emotions, make reactionary decisions, or be tempted to trade long term success for more immediate rewards.
Self-control is the ninth and last in the list of fruit of the Holy Spirit. It has always appeared to me like an out of place add-on at the end of a list of positive attributes.