Contributed by Sermon Central 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 Sermon Central 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 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 Sermon Central 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 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).
“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 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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 27, 2001
HARD WORK, STRONG CHARACTER
Delayed gratification is also important in training children. A lot of parents are unwilling to make sacrifices that are necessary in order to meet their children’s deepest needs. A promotion at work, a TV show, or a nap on the sofa may all seem much more enticing
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 20, 2002
Drudgery is the touchstone to character... learn to live in the domain of drudgery by the
Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 18, 2002
Quote from John Maxwell.
I commit myself to being a person of character. Truth, reliability, honesty and confidentiality will be the pillars of my life. I will treat others as I expect to be treated and I will live
Contributed by Tim Burns on Mar 6, 2007
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"The expression of Christian character is not good doing, but God-likeness. If the Spirit of God has transformed you within, you will exhibit Divine