Generic Definition

“restraint exercised over one's own impulses, emotions, or desires”

Biblical Definition

“instantly taking command of my thoughts, words, acions and placing them under control of the Holy Spirit”

Bible Verse

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”

Galatians 5:22-23


  • Character Trait Report (pdf)
    • Intended to be used on a weekly basis.
    • Students describe how they put the character trait into practice.
    • Parent affirms, signs and dates the document.