Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
There is a story told among the Cherokee Indians…
One evening an old Cherokee Indian told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, "My son, the battle is between 2 wolves.
One is Evil. It is anger, envy, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Leader Character: Of the 13 “character clusters” evaluated by the Christian Leader Profile, the Barna Research Group has identified the strongest attributes associated with Christians involved in church leadership are having a conscience that is sensitive to sin, morality, godly demeanor, humility,
Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 11, 2009
COMMUNICATION IS CHARACTER
Roger Ailes who works for Fox News says: "You are the message. What does that mean exactly? It means that when you communicate with someone, it’s not just the words you choose to send to the other person that make up
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 31, 2009
The Mishna says that whoever possesses the three characteristics of a good eye, a lowly spirit, and a humble soul is a disciple of our father Abraham; while one who has the three opposite characteristics is a disciple of the wicked Balaam (Avot 5:22).
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 30, 2010
Quote: William Hershey Davis
• "Reputation is what you are supposed to be;
• Character is what you are.
• Reputation is what you have when you come to a new community;
• Character is what you have when you go away.
• Reputation is made in a moment;
• Character is built in a
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
REPUTATION AND CHARACTER
Character is the one thing we make in this world and take with us into the next. The circumstances amid which you live determine your reputation; the truth you believe determines your character. Reputation is what you are supposed to be; Character is what you are.
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
THE CONFLICT OF CHARACTER
“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” - James D. Miles
As she poured hot coffee into his mug early that morning, she noticed the guard’s countenance was more contemplative than usual. He was a man with
“Humility is the freedom from the need to prove you are superior all the time, but egotism is a ravenous hunger in a small space – self-concerned, competitive, and distinction hungry. Humility (in contrast) is infused with lovely emotions like
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 15, 2012
CHARACTER AND WITNESS
John Bunyan said of Christians: "When all their garments are white the world will count them His," and the skeptical German poet Heinrich Heine said to Christians, "You show me your redeemed life and I might be inclined to believe in your Redeemer."
The authentic life
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
UNCHURCHED CHARACTER & BELIEFS
Unchurched American adults who have not attended a church or faith community in the past year are less likely to be concerned about the U.S. moral condition, much less likely to believe they are making a positive difference in the world, less optimistic about the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 17, 2009
CHARACTER AND ENVIRONMENT--SECULAR VIEW
Best-selling secular author and expert in consumer behavior, Malcolm Gladwell, in his book, "The Tipping Point" comes to this conclusion:
"Character, then, isn't what we think it is--or rather, what we want it to be. It isn't a stable, easily
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jul 28, 2009
CHARACTER IS LIKE AN ICICLE
Have you ever watched the icicle as it is formed? Have you noticed how it froze, one drop at a time, until it was a foot long, or more? If the water were clean, the icicle remained clear, and sparkled brightly in the sun; but if the water were slightly muddy, the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
CHOICE DETERMINES CHARACTER
Years ago the Douglas Aircraft Company was competing with Boeing to sell Eastern Airlines its first big order of jets. War hero, Eddie Rickenbacker, the head of Eastern Airlines, reportedly told Donald Douglas that the specifications and claims made by Douglas Company
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 27, 2009
CHRISTIAN CHARACTER SAVES A MUSLIM
From Betty Lukens--Nabil Kareen was a truck driver in the army of his country. But Nabil was more than a truck driver; he used his truck for smuggling, which was against Army rules. Nabil carried watches and quinine pills wrapped in bundles and hid them under
Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 28, 2010
According to "Character Counts!" to be responsible is to
* Do what you are supposed to do
* Persevere: keep on trying!
* Always do your best
* Use self-control
* Be self-disciplined
* Think before
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
"Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently