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Not a Wreak ^ | January 3, 2014 | Jim Vander Spek

Posted on 01/03/2014 5:18:06 PM PST by EscondidoSurfer

A common reason for failure is confusing self-control with willpower. We imagine that by applying enough willpower, things will fall in place. However, those who continue in sin know that their willpower is no match for the battle.

This being the New Year, resolutions abound. Though our intentions may be sincere our ability to follow through is pitifully weak. We find that we are unable to drive sin from our lives. Our weakness reveals itself ceaselessly. Willpower is not the source of self-control.

My own struggle with lust and the things I have learned as a result of gaining victory are what cause me to write about this subject. I spent most of my life as a rusty wreak—a useless, unproductive and immature Christian. However, by God’s grace, I am no longer a wreak.

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TOPICS: Moral Issues; Religion & Culture; Theology
KEYWORDS: lust; pimpmyblog; selfcontrol; weakness
None of us should be a wreak.
1 posted on 01/03/2014 5:18:06 PM PST by EscondidoSurfer
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Not a Wreck

By: Jim Vander Spek - January 3, 2014 - Posted in: Bible Studies

2 posted on 01/03/2014 5:33:18 PM PST by deks (Happy New Year!)
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