TO BE TEMPTED!"Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil." Mathew 4:1IN JESUS TODAY!Is temptation sin? Conventional wisdom tells us things like, "If you get too close to the mud-hole, you might find yourself falling in, and this is true. For more please visit:…See More
WAIT ON THE LORD!"But they that wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint." Isaiah 40:31IN JESUS TODAY!...Question? Have you heard? Have you known? "Hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the creator of the…See More
Character is never built in a classroom. Character is built in the circumstances of life. The classroom Bible study is simply the place to identify character qualities and teach how character is developed. When we understand how God uses circumstances to develop character, we are able to respond correctly when God places us in character-building opportunities.
God builds character in our lives by allowing us to experience situations where we are tempted to do the exact opposite of the character quality. Character development always involves a choice. When we make the right choice, our character grows more like Christ.
If you want to know what Christ-like character looks like, a good place to start is the list of nine character qualities Paul enumerates in Galatians 5:22-23: "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control"
A miracle called love dwells within the heart; you don't know how it happens or where it gets its start. But, the happiness it brings you always gives a joyful lift. You realize that love is God's most precious gift.