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Christian Characteristics: Love

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"Love means loving the unlovable, or it is no virtue at all."--G.K. Chesterton

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John 13:35 (KJV) By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. 


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Matthew 22:36-40 (KJV)Master, which is the great commandment in the law?Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment.And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. 


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Our love for God can only be measured by our love for others.--Female in Motion

Christian Characteristics: Gentleness

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"The person who bears and suffers evils with meekness and silence, is the sum of a Christian man."--John Wesley

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Titus 3:2 (KJV) To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

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"Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you--not because they are nice, but because you are."--author unknown

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Matthew 10:16 (KJV) Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Christian Characteristics: Generosity

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"Never be afraid of giving up your best, and God will give you His better."--James Hinton, Leaves of Gold

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"Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to know about Plato and Aristotle or Einstein's Theory of Relativity or the Second Theory of Thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."--Martin Luther King, Jr.

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1 Timothy 6:17-19 (KJV) Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Christian Characteristics: Honesty

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Honest and courageous people have very little to say about either their courage or their honesty.--Hosea Ballou

Proverbs 3:3 (KJV) Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

Christian Characteristics: Courage

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Psalm 31:24 
Be of good courage,  and he shall strengthen your heart,                                                           all ye that hope in the LORD.




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"It is curious--curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare."--Mark Twain