On this Martin Luther King day, a contemplation on character: We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. Romans 5:3-4 NLT
We are only what we are in the dark. All the rest is reputation. What God looks at is what we are in the dark; the imaginations of our minds, the thoughts of our hearts, the habits of our bodies. These are the things that mark us in God’s sight. The Love of God. The […]
In the same way, encourage the young men to be self-controlled in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching. Your message is to be sound beyond reproach, so that any opponent will be ashamed, because he doesn’t have anything bad to say about us. Titus 2:6-8 CSB […]
You reveal your own character most clearly when you describe someone else’s. @nickygumbel To be continued.
People are impressed by talent and morality. God is impressed by character. Morality is not the same as character. Consider this: Johnny comes home from school and reports to his parents that the other kids were calling Susie fat, but that he did not. His parents were not impressed by Johnny’s morality. Their response was […]