Resources on Character
Let Christ shape your character
By Dr. Jack Graham | July 13, 2018
What kind of qualities should we look for in a godly, faithful man? Well, no doubt many would say that a godly man ought to have a good reputation.
A Life Well Lived
By Dr. Jack Graham | June 4, 2018
By Dr. Jack Graham | June 1, 2018
Victory Over Self
By Dr. Jack Graham | May 31, 2018
The Gift of Friendship
By Dr. Jack Graham | May 30, 2018
Facing Your Giants
By Dr. Jack Graham | May 29, 2018
A Heart for God
By Dr. Jack Graham | May 28, 2018
The value of godly character.
By Dr. Jack Graham | May 16, 2018
A crisis in your life…a struggle with sin…doesn’t make or break you, but only reveals what you already are. You may have heard me say that before, because I believe it with all my heart.
Character is a Choice
By Dr. Jack Graham | April 13, 2016
Salt and Light
By Dr. Jack Graham | March 23, 2016
History bears testimony to an ebb-and-flow relationship between man and God, which impacts not just the human heart, but also entire communities, churches, cities, countries, and even continents. For instance, there was a time when Europe was an utterly pagan place. But then a wave of missionaries and evangelists brought with them the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the message of grace and acceptance and love, and Christianity swept beautifully across the land. Over time, however, the people fell away from the faith that had saved them, the culture digressed, and an entire continent fell headlong into secularism—society without any use for God. As I say, ebb, then flow, then ebb.
This same trend can be seen when we look at the United States of America: what was once a nation founded on Judeo-Christian principles has now become a secular society, a people who have little use for God.
While Jesus ministered here on earth, in the midst of real society facing real challenges, He told His followers that they were like "sheep among wolves” (Matthew 10:16). In order to survive, He continued, we would have to be wise as serpents and innocent as doves; we would need to keep in mind that while we are to refrain at every turn from harming others, we live in a world that doesn’t necessarily share that lack of ill-intent. We must be suspicious while somehow remaining sweet, because we’re living among wolves. And wolves seek to devour.
Romans 1 aptly describes what a wolf-riddled culture looks like: "The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. For...