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Integrity #5 — Fruitful Integrity

The seed which fell among the thorns are individuals who have heard the Word, but let the worries and riches and pleasures of this life choke it out, so they produce no mature fruit. But the seed in the good soil are the ones who hear the Word with a noble and good heart, hold … Continue reading

Integrity #4 — Stabilizing Integrity

Equip the saints for the work of service, namely, the building up of the body of Christ until we all attain to the same unity of faith and knowledge as the Son of God—to maturity, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ—so we won’t be … tossed about by … Continue reading

Integrity #3 — Fearless Integrity

The one who walks in integrity walks securely. But those who pervert their ways will be found out. Proverbs 10:9 The military profession rests on the concept of integrity. When leaders of every rank exhibit it, units hold together, flourish, and accomplish their missions. Leaders committed to integrity inspire followers to commit to service. To our … Continue reading

Integrity #2 — Walking Integrity

O Eternal, who may abide in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy hill? The one who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, and speaks truth in his heart. Psalm 15:1–2 The psalmist’s three conditions for fellowship with the Creator may seem stringent at first glance. But they are actually quite reasonable. For no … Continue reading

Integrity #1 — Satisfying Integrity

Being “double-minded” makes us unstable in all our ways. Whether the divide is spiritual, ethical, moral, intellectual, or emotional, always having our hearts at a fork in the road causes much unhappiness and often leads to regret. The single-minded person — the person of integrity — however, experiences no such inner turmoil. Rather, integrity creates … Continue reading

God’s Awareness #5 – Rewarding Eyes

I had integrity with the Eternal, and made sure I stayed true to him. Therefore he rewarded me according to my righteousness, … in his eyes. With the kind you show yourself kind. Psalm 18:23–26 Extravagant kindness is at the core of godly living because extravagant kindness is at the core of God’s life. Extravagant … Continue reading

Sustenance #5 – Looking Inside

God sees not as humans see; people look at the outward appearance, but the Eternal looks at the heart. (1 Samuel 16:7) When Michelangelo was looking for the block of marble from which to carve the David statue, he viewed several pieces that were not right. He came to a large block that had been … Continue reading