Friday Findings—June 17

Friday Findings—June 17

What Is Self-Discipline?
“If we are to exercise self-control, we must relinquish the control of our lives to Jesus Christ. Here is a paradox of the Christian life: We must give up the control of self if we would gain self-control. May God enable us to exercise self-discipline, an absolute necessity for victory over sin.”
Keeping Your Balance in Prayer
“Overcorrection is never more obvious in the life of a believer than in one’s prayer life.”
Modern Medicine Failed Me in Kenya
“The clinic was God’s vehicle, not the ultimate aim. He required no diagnostics; he healed through faith in his power. In my very urgency to serve him, I had supplanted my devotion to him with the idolatry of modern medicine. I had relinquished dedication to the Lord for adoration of my own pride.”