Tag Archives: self-centeredness

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…

Silencing the Accuser

Silencing the Accuser Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.4 minutes) (Total reading time: 7.7 minutes) Full Article In an earlier article, we discovered the word “Satan” is a title used as the devil’s name and the Hebrew and Greek words translated “Satan” mean “adversary” or “accuser.” We saw examples from both the Old and New Read More…

Entering the New Covenant

Entering the New Covenant Summary: Jesus paid the penalty for sin so we can enter covenant relationship with God and experience his love and blessings, including salvation. Find other e-book chapters by Larry Fox about covenant life Contents: Biblical Background God’s Covenant with Abraham God’s Original Covenant with Israel The Marriage Covenant The New Covenant Read More…

Introduction to the New Covenant

Introduction to the New Covenant Summary: The new covenant defines the relationship God wants to have with every human, what he intends to achieve through that relationship and how he does it. Find other e-book chapters by Larry Fox about covenant life Contents: Contract versus Covenant The Covenant Book The Extent of God’s Love To Read More…

Being Perfect While Becoming Perfect

Being Perfect While Becoming Perfect Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.5 minutes) (Total reading time: 7.5 minutes) The following is an excerpt from a book by Larry Fox, Transforming Your Mind (Copyright © 2009). Full Article “Be perfect . . . as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Matt. 5:48). God’s emphasis is on what you Read More…