Posted 4/21/2003 9:38:19 PM

"The fruit of the Spirit is . . . self-control." Galatians 5:22,23

Balance is a large part of the Christian life. The strict requirements of the law have to be tempered with the sensitivity of love; the harshness of accusatory truth must be transformed into constructive counsel; and the enjoyment of life must be reigned in with moderation.


Our words require the most attention, as they so easily get out of hand. Those famous extremes crop up in our speech: always and never. The Bible has some advice on why we should control our speech, and how:




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