One of the means by which a man can make or mar his life is by the use of his tongue, James 3:1-12; Pro. 15:1; 11:9. Many lowly men have risen from oblivion while great men have faded into insignificance because of what they have affirmed with their mouths. Many evil thoughts are projected into… Continue reading Tongue – Great Instrument
Our character is influenced directly or indirectly by those we associate with. There is a transfer of traits between two people, and this happens subconsciously. After being with someone for a long time, we begin to act like them. “He that walks with wise men shall be wise...” Pro. 11:15. God wants us to be… Continue reading Character: The Power of Association
Christian character is defined by our personality traits, our behaviours. This is the sum total of who we are. It encompasses C our attitudes towards God and His service, material possessions, time and everything we have in this life. And the Lord watches our characters closely. He notices our attitudes to everything. Everything about us… Continue reading Thanksgiving as a Christian Character
Dedication is a choice to abandon ourselves to God’s will. It is a decision, backed up by a determination to be all that God wants us to be, not giving in to distractions and discouragements. Romans 12:1 tells us to offer ourselves to God as a holy and acceptable sacrifice to God. We become what we… Continue reading Character: Devotion and Dedication
“Personality can open doors but only character can keep them open” - Elmer G. Letterman. “Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be." -George Santayana Character is who we are. It is the sum total of all that… Continue reading Character and Indulgence
Integrity means belief, character and conduct in harmony with God. It is the soundness of moral character. A person with integrity knows what God is interested in and is committed to it. He consistently lives according to that vision.
We are spiritual beings, quickened by the Spirit of God. We reflect the Spirit to the world by our character and conduct. The more we abide in His presence, the more glory we beam unto the world. The image of God reflects on the immaterial part of man. It sets us apart from animals. Hence… Continue reading The Image and Likeness of God is our Character
Godly character enables us to walk according to the Spirit. The Spirit is more excellent than the best things the flesh does. The strength of good character is to walk according to the dictates of the Spirit. We should never fear to appropriate much knowledge concerning the Spirit. Num. 32:11-12. We should be extremely apprehensive… Continue reading The Strength of Good Character