Spirit-Controlled Temperament has ratings and 51 reviews. Tracy said: I read this book over a decade ago and I still have the book. I found it fascin. The Best-Selling Classic on Who You Are and Who You Can Become. TIM LAHAYE. Spirit-. Controlled. Temperament. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. by Tim LaHaye. Temperament provides both our strengths and weaknesses. God has given Christians the Holy Spirit, Who is able to improve our natural.

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The descriptions of each blend made it easy to determine which you would fall into by using everyday activities like driving. Sensitive, perfectionist, faithful friend, self-sacrificing. It also helped me to see that different people having different strengths and weaknesses. He received a bachelor’s degree from Bob Jones University indoctor of ministry degree from Western Theological Seminary, and a doctor of literature degree from Liberty University.

For thirty years the insight I found here has shaped my thinking in a fundamental way. Each contains strengths and richness, yet each is fraught with its own weakness and dangers.

LaHaye gives a clear analysis of personalities both with and without the influence of the indwelling gift of the Holy Spirit. Read this book to discover your temperament’s stengths and weakness and how to become a better you through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Spirit-Controlled Temperament by Tim LaHaye

Edition Living Studies ed. Rocky Choleric Extroverted Rocky Choleric is the hot, quick, active, practical, and strong-willed temperament. Temperaments may not be “real” exactly, but human personalities do group themselves quite neatly along the lines described in this book. They have a conciliating effect on others and are natural peacemakers.

Western civilisation has benefitted much from its Rocky Cholerics. He oozes self-confidence, is extremely goal-conscious, and can inspire others to envision his goals. Overall, I wasn’t particularly drawn to the concept of the four temperaments, though certainly the book does an adequate job of differentiating each in very accessible language.


This book often contradicts its self IMO another media for astrology. God has given Christians the Holy Spirit, Who is able to improve our natural strengths and overcome our weaknesses — as we co-operate with Him. No temperament has as much natural potential when energised by the Holy Spirit as the Melancholy.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. My interest was re-piqued after reading about how the Medievals viewed the temperaments in The Discarded Image by C.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So I actually thought this book was weakest and most stereotypical temperamennt it was describing temperaments–but I loved the end of the book, where LaHaye goes a bit deeper into being filled with the Holy Spirit, overcoming weaknesses regardless of temperament, and sharing testimonies about what God has done.

Mar 24, Carol rated it liked it Shelves: Feb 29, Steven rated it it was amazing. Forever my love Margaret Hardisty Snippet view – Contents Youre Born with It.

He was a prime persecutor of the Early Church before he was saved. About five hundred years later, the four were given names by Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. But this subject is a subject I really get into so was fun to read.

That makes the diagnosis part a lot trickier. Their moral values and motivations. Paperbackpages. A superb treatment of the basic human spirit-controllde and how God can use them, now revised with new chapters and questions for group study. Peter became the strong, resolute leader of the Early Church.

View all 4 comments. Jan 23, J. The best parts of the book were the beginning and The parts of this book that have to do with the four temperaments Sanguine, Choleric, Melancholy, Phlegmatic are really good.


Though knowing these things may lead to justifying ill behavior and the like, Spirit-controllev. It has convicting chapters for this SangMel, but it has very practical instructions on how to be filled by the Spirit and freed from my hang-ups.

Remember that no one temperament is better that another. In fact, I recommend giving this book, plus Gary Chapman’s book, as wedding presents to every bride and groom.

His non-fiction works cover a wide variety of subjects including marriage, family life, spirit-cnotrolled, homosexuality, anger management, education, and politics.

The Most who know me are aware of my interest in the study of personalities. But as the book proceeds to explaining the different combinations of temperaments and what those combinations looks like, it really starts to hit home.

Spirit-controlled temperament

I like this book bc it showed me that some “annoying” characteristics can’t be helped Uploaded by Lotu Tii on April 4, There is a lot of wisdom here. But it has suffered much from them also. So many things that caused anger and hurt would have spirih-controlled avoided with some basic spirit-confrolled of each other’s temperament.

Most who know me are aware of my interest in the study of personalities. References to this book Christianity Confronts Culture: Fluoride Harmful Or Helpful?