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On 14 July Grant Retief preached a sermon on 1 Corinthians 7:1-5 at CCU (see passage below). The title of his talk was ‘If I were God I wouldn’t be so strict about sex’. Context Look up this passage in its immediate context, reading from 6:12 to 7:17. Repetition Highlight in this longer section all…
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Rest on the Power of the Gospel

I think most people would agree that the opposite of the term self-control is losing control. Having a meltdown, losing your temper. This meaning stems from the ‘control’ segment of the term ‘self-control’. But if we focus on the ‘self’ segment of the term ‘self-control’ another opposite emerges: ‘other’.  Other-control. Controlling people and circumstances. (For…
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