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Here is something we all should know; we all need self-control

The problem isn't firearms; that’s not what causes so much harm.

A gun cannot load itself, nor pull its own trigger,
neither can a shot of whiskey make an alcoholic take a swigger.

People need self-control in their life;
if I’m overweight is it because of the fork and knife.
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Submitted by BrotherJacob on January 18, 2022

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  • D!@m0ndY77
    nice poem…
    LikeReplyReport 11 month ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    We will be self controlled more and more in the image of God if we let Him take control of our lives ! Only the Holy Spirit in our lives will have a life pleasing to God ! Hear, read, do his Word and you will see a life changing process for the rest of your life. Amen Brother Jacob ! 
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    So true to life, we are the masters of our own fate .The little things in life will become the big things if we don't have self control. But who can do it ? It takes real brain power to be faithful to oneself ! 
    LikeReplyReport 13 months ago
  • Soulwriter
    Self-control is a very complex thing...
    LikeReplyReport 13 months ago


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