Thoughts lead on to purposes, purposes go forth in action, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny! Tyron Edwards (1809-1894) Note: Tyron was the great grandson of Jonathan Edwards!
For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen the representative of our country! He is a bird of bad moral character! He does not get his living honestly! Benjamin Franklin Comment: Dear Mr. Franklin, He only kills for food like you and I. He does not kill for revenge and out of anger! He does
The written word was formed in human nature and lived among us! We beheld His shining splendor of His Image and character as the only Son of the Father and God confirming the relieving of the misery of sin through forgiveness and the reality of His internal and external character!
He got pneumonia when he was 18 months old and nearly died! He was cut from his high school baseball team for joining a church league violating school rules! He dropped out of high school in the 10th grade! He worked as a ditch digger, delivery boy, railroad track layer and a shoemaker. He was drafted into the Army in
Is it external? Russia, China or Iran? Is it internal? Financial, political or social? Is it Islamic terrorists? Is it the divide between liberalism and conservatives? All the greatest minds cannot seem to unwrap the mystery of our decline? If we would just get the right people in office or throw a few more billion dollars at it? If the
“He hath filled the hungry with good character and the rich He hath sent away empty!” Comment: Are you hungry for God? Do you have an appetite for uprightness and virtue? Are you rich in character? Are you starved for righteousness? Are you dying of bad character? Is your gas tank for good character running on empty? Are morally bankrupt!
The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, “He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God!” Comment: The Rock used here refers to the God that is a refuge of protection over Israel. God’s shelter over her! A just man is one who lives his life in conformity to law.
Nearly all men can handle adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power! Abraham Lincoln
No one has to be taught to trust in themselves! No one has to be taught that what you experience inside yourself is more authoritative than what comes to you externally, even if it comes from God! Since the Fall, it has been part of our character to look within ourselves! Michael Horton Comment: All sin comes from within. Salvation
As you follow the debates as responsible American citizens I have noticed one important fact! They all for except one cut each other down in character attacks! The exception is Benjamin Carson! He comes up with idea’s that will save America from her slippery slope to destruction! When you listen to debate’s on both sides listen for idea’s not rhetoric and