Tag Archives: character

God Forgives Us Conditionally

God Forgives Us Conditionally Description: We’re to forgive others so our Father in heaven may forgive us. (Reading time: 2.2 minutes) Find other articles about godly character The Lord’s Prayer is probably the most widely known prayer in the world. Yet it contains a statement most of us repeat without really considering what it means: Read More…

The Great Benefits of Testing

The Great Benefits of Testing Description: Our temporary trials in life can produce unimaginable eternal benefits for us if we entrust ourselves to God’s care. (Reading time: 1.9 minutes) Find other articles about godly character God uses difficult phases of our lives – tests, “wilderness experiences,” “dark nights of the soul” – to prepare us Read More…

Your Character, Perverted by Sin

Your Character, Perverted by Sin Description: Sin perverted or corrupted God’s creation, including human nature. (Reading time: 1.8 minutes)] Find other articles about godly character Only God can create, form something out of nothing. Satan can only copy or misuse what God has done; I use the word “pervert” to describe his work. Sin perverts Read More…

The Foundation of Godly Character

The Foundation of Godly Character Description: One trait is the most fundamental quality of godly character, even more fundamental than love. (Reading time: 2 minutes) Find other articles about godly character We hear a lot about love in church because it’s an important character trait for us to develop. “Agape” is the word the New Read More…

Humility Before Love

Humility Before Love Summary: The two most important godly character traits for us to develop are humility and agape (love), in that order. Find other articles about godly character Contents: The Problem Humility as the Antidote Authentic Love The Problem Self-centeredness is humanity’s biggest problem, whether it takes the form of pride or a poor Read More…

Scriptural Confession

Scriptural Confession Contents: Personal Declaration (Reading time: 2.5 minutes) I’m Blessed by God (Reading time: 1.7 minutes) I’m Blessed Because of What I Do (Reading time: 0.3 minutes) I’m Blessed Because of What Happens to Me (Reading time: 0.2 minutes) Personal Declaration I openly confess that Jesus Christ is my Lord.1 Through his death, burial Read More…

Thankful for What?

Thankful for What? Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.6 minutes) (Total reading time: 7.4 minutes) The following is an excerpt from a book by Larry Fox, Transforming Your Mind (Copyright © 2009). Full Article Face it: this is not heaven. You live in a world that is dominated by sin and you can see its Read More…