BIBLE STUDY NOTES FROM PASTOR SMITH





USE THESE NOTES TO FOLLOW OUR LIVE STREAMING BIBLE CLASS OR FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL BIBLE STUDY.





WEDNESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY
APRIL 24, 2024, LIVE STREAMING!

SUBJECT: “SEVEN STEPS TO SPIRITUAL MATURITY!” LESSON TWO: “ADD TO KNOWLEDGE, TEMPERANCE” LESSON TEXT: (II PETER 1:6A)


HIGH POINTS IN THIS BIBLE STUDY:
1. Step Three: (II Peter 1:6A) (Galatians 5:16)
Note Here: The next step to spiritual maturity is to add to knowledge temperance we must learn how to control our flesh by using the power of the Holy Spirit. (Galatians 5:16)


2. Temperance Is A Fruit Of The Holy Spirit! Galatians 5:23)
Note Here: Temperance is one of our expressions to our God and deal with our attitude toward our God. One who is temperate limits his own freedom and ability with proper thinking. They demonstrate self-control with the proper restraints.


3. The Titus ② Man (II Timothy 2:15) Note Here: He is sound in mind, self-controlled, moderate as to opinion or passion, discreet, and sober. He is the aged mature man.


4. Mortify The Deeds Of The Body (Colossians 3:2-8) (Romans 8:12-13) Note Here: The word, mortify, means to deaden to subdue by abstinence.  


Finally: “Be Temperate In All Things!” (I Corinthians 9:25) Note Here: The word, temperate, used here means self-restraint in our diet and having chastity which deals with abstaining from all or unlawful sexual relationships. It also involves being modest or decent.

Bible Study 4.24.2024