A comparison of two cities are given in the bible. One has been broken down, become desolate, and protection is nonexistent. The other sets on a hill, hard to be reached by the enemy. It’s industry is flourishing, a person can see the lights of it from miles away.
Our goal: to be like the city on the hill.
But how do we reach that goal?
Practice self control.
Deny your tendencies to rage in anger, to become jealous of your neighbor, to see yourself better than others, whatever isn’t of God get rid of it.
Be that booming city instead of one that lies in waste.
Keep in control of your spirit.