Tearing down Walls. Heir Conditioning 008

In days of old, everyone knew a wall was a primary means of defense. A wall keeps out wild weather. A wall keeps out wild animals. A wall keeps out wild marauders. For the defense of self, family, and property, start with a wall!
The problem was the size and the difficulty of building a wall big enough to do the job. One man couldn’t. One family couldn’t. But a city? There is strength in numbers. So if a man was choosing a place to live he was wise to choose a city with a well-built wall. Only a fool would risk his family by ignoring something so essential as adequate defense. And only a fool would choose to destroy the wall that defends his loved ones from destruction, right?
“A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” (Proverbs 25:28, ESV)
Self-control is all – and I do mean ALL- about the the narrative going on between our ears. Are you lazy or diligent? Either choice is a result of the story you choose to tell yourself about work. Is work a drudgery or an opportunity?
This verse is not only about a man who refuses to control his anger. “A man without self-control (in any area of his thought life) is like a city broken into and left without walls.”

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