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Self-Control

Instant obedience to the initial promptings of God’s Spirit

Free Basic Curriculum

Interested in going deeper?

A more comprehensive children's curriculum is also available in print. The self-control booklet includes four lessons that help children understand that restraining themselves in obedience to God is more beneficial than doing whatever they want.

  1. Avoid Acting Impulsively features the story of two disciples who wanted to call down fire from heaven.
  2. Set My Own Limits features the story of David's perfect opportunity for revenge.
  3. Choose to Fast features the story of a man of prayer and fasting.
  4. Overcome Temptation features the story of the consequences of King David's census.

Through this study, children are encouraged to develop the self-discipline needed to obey God and overcome Satan's temptations.

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Related Hymn

Listen to the related hymn: "Yield Not to Temptation"

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This related hymn is one of many available on CD through the "Hymns for the Family" CD collection. With cheery vocals and beautiful piano accompaniment, both young and old will enjoy listening and singing along. Whether during school times, family times, or even while in the car, this collection will help young ones learn classic hymns with powerful truths about God and His character!

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Free Study Sheet

Curious where this study sheet came from?

This study sheet was taken from The Power for True Success, a display-quality, hardbound book that provides Biblical studies on forty-nine character qualities. It includes thirty pages on how to have the power to live out character, practical definitions for each character quality, Biblical word studies that explain the quality, Biblical illustrations and analogies of the quality in life, powerful quotes which give insight into each quality, practical steps of action for personal application, and beautiful color illustrations.

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Biblical Character

This downloadable children's curriculum is a part of IBLP's Biblical Character program. Learn more »