Why was Felix not interested in further conversation? Self-control is a trait of one who masters his sensual desires and passions. Felix was convicted in his heart.
gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
What does the fruit of the Holy Spirit have to do with so personal and inward quality as self-control? One of the results of the Holy Spirit working in our life is having power over selfish desires.
Why does an overseer need to be self-controlled? Power is only useful in a temperate person: otherwise it is misused.
Why is self-control a central addition in going from faith to love? Restraint is an essential ingredient of dealing with fellow humans.
The words ‘supply’ and ‘add’ (in Thursdays’ selection) come from the same Greek word. What does it imply? It implies stock up or add on top of.