By way of introduction, we want to get our foot in the door of this series by looking at the great biographical chapter in the New Testament—Hebrews 11—which has been called “God's Hall of Faith.” These men and women lived lives worthy of being remembered, so let's remember them—for they, being dead, still speak.
Character Counts: Building a Life That Pleases God
The importance of character in the lives of God's people cannot be underestimated. But it doesn't happen automatically. Character takes time to develop. Discipline, grit and determination are required for the journey. An arduous adventure if there ever was one, though not without its eternal rewards.
In this series, Chuck carves out of God's Word a few building blocks of character that you can fit into your life. One by one, set them in place, and erect a sturdy pillar of character that will stand the test of time. This study tool was prepared to help you develop character qualities that glorify Christ.
As a result of Abigail's godly character, a murder was avoided and God was given room to work His will in a most surprising way.
Onesiphorus played a vital role in Paul's life through his rare yet wonderful ability to give breathing room, to provide cooling relief, and to help in the healing process.
The world needs a return to integrity, not sinless perfection but absolute honesty and an absence of duplicity. Impossible? Let's let Daniel's life answer that for us.
In this letter, Paul requested that Philemon reinstate his runaway slave and accept him back in a spirit of forgiveness.
In 1 Kings 19, Elijah is disillusioned and downcast. How did God deal with His broken servant? Elijah's story helps us understand how we can handle those days when we, too, get discouraged.
There are feelings within every woman that shout for attention and satisfaction. What's a woman to do? Become a balanced woman of God.
With pitfalls around every corner, it is wise to take a fresh look at the qualities of godly womanhood provided by the book of Proverbs.
Fathers are mentioned at least 26 times in this famous book of wisdom, and interestingly, each time it's a positive reference. We need a vote in favour of fatherhood.
The world can be a dangerous place for fathers. Temptation lurks around every corner. What can be done to avoid the fall away from godly character?
The person of character is one who knows the truth and applies it to the circumstances life brings. How can we make the truth “stick”? God's Word makes it clear.
School introduces young people to a new world of experiences and relationships. Let's find direction and encouragement from God's Word for the school years ongoing and yet to come.