Category Archives: Character

Be

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 (NIV) Help  On my own I can be none of these things. What things? I cannot be joyful in hope, patient in affliction or faithful in prayer. Why … Continue reading

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Grace Given Me

For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has … Continue reading

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Righteous Life

My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore, get rid of all moral … Continue reading

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Living Sacrifices

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship. Romans 12:1 (NIV) Devoted  I consider it to be no sacrifice to … Continue reading

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Be Strong And Courageous

Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Have I not … Continue reading

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Love Must Be Sincere

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:9-10 (NIV) Lovingly Devoted What does real love look like?  How do you … Continue reading

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With All Your Heart

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are … Continue reading

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Heart Reflects

As water reflects a face, so a man’s heart reflects the man. Proverbs 27:19 (NIV) Your Heart Lord, what do I look like? How can I know? Is that a hard question? You have looked down into water many times. … Continue reading

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We Know

Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the … Continue reading

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Whatever Happens

Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in one spirit, contending as … Continue reading

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