Posted May 29, 2017 9:43 am by Comments

By John Farnam

Character, Honor, Integrity

By John Farnam

Character, Honor, Integrity
Defense Training International, Inc
Defense Training International, Inc

Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Lectures you deliver may be wise and true, Yet, I’d rather get my lesson by observing what you do. For I may misunderstand you, and the high advice you give, But, there’s no misunderstanding the way you act and live.” ~ Edgar A Guest

Flawed “heroes:”

It has always struck me as curious that David, Solomon, Samson, and virtually all great “heroes” of the Old Testament lived long enough to know that their embarrassing character flaws would be carefully chronicled by Old Testament writers, so we could all read about them, in scathing detail, thousands of years later.

Surely, all those messy, damaging details could have been left out of the historical text. What is the point in tarnishing the memory of an otherwise great national hero? Why not confine “history” to only great and noble deeds?

I have to believe the reason that both good and bad were faithfully recorded is so that we later readers can know and understand that “perfect” character, and thus a “perfect” life, doesn’t happen on Earth. Down here, for all of …Read the Rest

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