Character Comment – Therefore by their fruits you will know them, Part 6

Therefore by their fruits you will know them. (Matthew 7:20) – Part 6 We have been discussing the value of work, as introduced in “Our Daily Life” by T.S. Arthur; last week we saw Part 1 of a story which illustrates this theme. If you did some research, you might know by now that the author is Os Guinness; this true story is excerpted from his book The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the...
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Character Comment Index

Date Title Comments 1/2/16 Initiative   1/9/16  Believing God Will Do What He Says   1/15/16 Making the Most of Ones Self  John Wooden 1/20/16 Seize the Moment  Why Bad Things Happen 1/26/16 This is Not a Day Care 2/2/16 The test of morality of society Bonheoffer 2/9/16 The test of morality of society – part 2 Bonheoffer – mentors influence 2/16/16 The...
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Character Comment – Therefore by their fruits you will know them, Part 5

Therefore by their fruits you will know them. (Matthew 7:20) – Part 5 We have been following up on “Our Daily Life” by T.S. Arthur, discussing the necessity of work. A wonderful illustration of this is found in the following story. The author is withheld until the next installment. Patches of God Light – Part 1 I have heard of many reasons why people step back from the verge of...
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Character Comment – Therefore by their fruits you will know them, Part 4

Therefore by their fruits you will know them. (Matthew 7:20) – Part 4 I started the current string of comments upon the heels of the Timothy Shay Arthur article “Our Daily Life,” now posted on our website at the “The Principal’s Desk.” The present train of thought was triggered by Mark Hamby’s comments found about the necessity of work, as he quoted J.C. Ryle: “Train [your...
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Character Comment – Therefore by their fruits you will know them, Part 3

Therefore by their fruits you will know them. – Part 3 Matthew 7:20 It is not our successes or failures that define who we are, but how we respond to them; that response reflects the kind of person we are, and are becoming. ——– Have you noticed that with increasing frequency the rich and famous are failing the prosperity test? A noted entertainment insider was making the...
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Character Comment – Therefore by their fruits you will know them, Part 2

Therefore by their fruits you will know them. – Part 2   Matthew 7:20  “We care, most of all, what kind of person a [student] is.” – F. Washington Jarvis 
“Every day you are becoming who you will be forever.” – John Luhmann 
“You may fill your heads with knowledge or skillfully train your hands, but unless it is based upon high, upright character, upon a true heart, it will...
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