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 Summary: Each of the statements in the following confessions is based on scripture. They strengthen and encourage us by reminding us of who God says we are, our relationship with him, the many ways he blesses us and our commitment to serving him faithfully. Find other articles about Christian living Contents: Personal Declaration 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…