LIFE Skill: Self-Control

Open your Bibles to 2 Timothy chapter 1 and read verse 7 together.

God has given us His Helper, the Holy Spirit, helping us to be like He is – without fear, powerful, love and a sound mind (or self-control).

Discuss the following questions together as a family.

  1. How would you describe self-control as Paul is talking about here in 2 Timothy 1:7?
  2. Why is it important to have self-control?
  3. As a Christian, how does having the Holy Spirit help us to have self-control?

Practical: Find one more verse or passage in the Bible that shows Jesus displaying self-control.