In the heavenly race a lot of defeat is from slothfulness, we want something for nothing, but just as the athlete is called to manage his body so is the Christian.
Do not quench the Spirit. - 1 Thessalonians 5:19
So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin(the sin of omission).
Bob Jennings preaches on "The Gospel of the Glory of Christ" (see 2 Corinthians 4:4), a very helpful...
Practically everything must be controlled. So also in the spiritual realm self-control is a virtue.
God is big, real big, as big as you imagine a god ought to be, and then infinitely more. God is God.