Character & Faith
- Who can't be bought;
- Whose word is their bond;
- Who puts character above wealth;
- Who possesses opinions and a will;
- Who are larger than their vocations;
- Who doesn't hesitate to take chances;
- Who will not lose their individuality in a crowd;
- Who will be honest in small things as well in great things;
- Who will make no compromise with wrong;
- Whose ambitions are not confined to their own selfish desires;
- Who will not say "they do it because everybody else does it";
- Who are true to their friends in good and evil reports, adversity as well as prosperity;
- Who do not believe that shrewdness, cunning, & hardheadedness are the best qualities for success;
- Who will stand for the truth even when its unpopular;
- Who can say "no" with emphasis, although the world says "yes"
There is nothing worse than a Christian going to a heathen banker to borrow money.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in times of comfort and convenience, but rather where he stands at times of challenges and controversy. (Martin Luther King Jr.)
The size of a man is determined by the size of the things that get him mad.
A persons true character is revealed by what he does when no one is watching.
Circumstances and adversity don't make a man, they reveal the man.
Be more concerned by what God thinks of you than what other people thinks of you.
I'd rather be disliked for what I am than liked for what I'm not.
Ability will get a man to the top but it takes character to keep him there. (John Wooden)
Reputation is built in a moment, character is built in a lifetime.
The way a man wins shows much of his character, but the way he loses shows all of it.
Encourage others to display their character by displaying yours.
Reputation is made by what you fall for and character is made by what you stand for.
Its not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. (Roy Disney)
Character is what we are when our face is in the mud.
-Doubt sees the obstacle; Faith sees the way,
-Doubt sees the darkest night; Faith sees the day,
-Doubt dreads to take a step; Faith soars on high,
-Doubt questions "who believes"; Faith answers "I"
True faith and courage is like a kite : an opposing wind raises it higher.
Strive to be a person of faith rather than fame.
A person who has faith without actions is like a bird with wings but no feet.
Your life will shrink or expand by the proportion of your faith.
The world says seeing is believing, but faith says believing is seeing.
Many people begin "the good fight of faith" but forget to add patience, persistence, and endurance to their enthusiasm.
All great discoveries have been made by people whose faith ran ahead of their minds.
Security & Opportunity are total strangers. If an undertaking doesn't require faith then its not worthy of being called Gods direction.
Rising above mediocrity never just happens, it is always a result of faith combined with works.
Nothing significant is ever achieved by a "realistic" person.
Faith sees the invisible, Believes the incredible, and receives the impossible.
Reason sees but so far, but faith has no limits.
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, and the evidence of things not seen.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow, will be our doubt today. (Franklin Roosevelt)
Don't let adverse circumstances change your faith, have faith that God can change your circumstances.
3 Groups of People
1) Those who surrender to societies ways.
2) Those who surrender some.
3) Those who never surrender!!!!!
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because
they are consistent, often unconscious patterns,
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ( Kahlil Gibran)
The Cross is the blazing fire at which the flame of our love is kindled, but we have to get near enough for its sparks to fall on us." ( John Scott)
It's not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness. (Spurgeon)
God loves us and wants to meet all our needs. He wants to give us the desires of our hearts, but God also desires that we seek His face, not just His hand. (Charles Stanley)
There was never a person who did anything worth doing that did not receive more than he gave. (Henry Ward Beecher)
People who think they are too big to do little things, are too little to be asked by God to do big things.
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