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by Dr. Paul Faulkner

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    Character is the foundational concept, solid as a loaf of sourdough bread! C.S. Lewis put it well when he said, “If we make men without chests,” (he’s talking about character), “and we expect of them virtue and enterprise, then we laugh at honor and shouldn’t be shocked to find traitors in our midst.”

Godly character will stand us through the toughest trials.
    Self-esteem by contrast is kind of like cotton candy — looks good on the surface, but there isn’t much depth there because it focuses on self.

    You see, character is that thing within us which governs moral choices. Character implies that we have thought through things and made a stand on what’s right. It’s the teaching that allows us — and our kids — to make wise and kind choices.

    Godly character will stand us through the toughest trials. That’s why we need to stay in touch with God through his Book.

 
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      Author: Dr. Paul Faulkner
      Publication Date: June 20, 2002


 

 
 
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