June 23, 2011
I remember watching this old video in seminary and not really knowing what it was about other than a man that was pretty unfortunate with his choices. Consider these questions after you have watched the video:
Q: How does this man’s experience show the need for self-mastery?
A: Because he lacked self-mastery, he satisfied his immediate desire instead of preparing for the future.
Q: How would his experience have been different if he had exercised self-mastery?
A: If he had primed the pump before taking a drink, he would have had all the water he needed.
Q: How is this man’s decision comparable to spiritual decisions each of us must make?
A: Up to you, yes you have to do some thinking... (=