The Bible warns us that if we do not have self control, we will be slaves to what controls us. Food, lust, money, our words...we can find ourselves overwhelmed with the consequences of not having self control in many areas of life. Being self controlled is the very foundation for living a life of righteousness and selflessness that reflects Jesus and brings glory to God. We have the power to bring sins under control!

If you or someone you know is struggling with self control it's time to get in the Word of God and allow Scripture to change your heart and mind. The Bible has power and when you choose to meditate and memorize verses, you will be reminded of the truth in your moment of losing self control and you will be able to make the right decision! Read these Bible verses about having self control and begin taking small steps each day to bring your thoughts and actions into line with God's plan for your life to live free and fully alive!