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So many voices today tell us that avoiding pain and dodging trouble are the best we can expect from life. Yet God is at work in us. He doesn't call us to a bland vanilla existence but to an exciting quest for the best thing in life -- a heart that reflects the character qualities of Jesus Christ. Let Chuck Swindoll show you the building blocks of character that God wants to develop in you and how these traits can help you achieve lasting fulfillment. The Quest for Character offers forty encouraging meditations on...
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So many voices today tell us that avoiding pain and dodging trouble are the best we can expect from life. Yet God is at work in us. He doesn't call us to a bland vanilla existence but to an exciting quest for the best thing in life -- a heart that reflects the character qualities of Jesus Christ. Let Chuck Swindoll show you the building blocks of character that God wants to develop in you and how these traits can help you achieve lasting fulfillment. The Quest for Character offers forty encouraging meditations on character qualities that can significantly change your life. Each brief devotional ends with helpful suggestions for refining your character and scripture readings to draw you into God's Word.

"This dynamic book presents a helpful study on Christian character, enhanced by illustrations, personal examples and stories of hope and healing..."--Bookstore Journal.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880702003
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/1987
  • Pages: 216

Meet the Author

Charles R. Swindoll is the Founding and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas and serves as Chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary. He is also the Bible teacher on Insight for Living, a radio broadcast ministry that is heard over 2,400 times a day in seven languages worldwide. Some of his most important works include Encourage Me, Come Before Winter and Share My Hope, Strike the Original Match, Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life, and The Bride. He and his wife, Cynthia, have been married over 50 years and have four adult children and ten grandchildren.

Charles R. Swindoll es presidente del Dallas Theological Seminary, prepara la generación nueva para ministerio. También, él es el profesor de la Biblia para Insight for Living, un programa del radio que difusión internacional. Los libros más importante incluyendo Cómo vivir sobre el nivel de la mediocridad y Aliéntame.
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Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Part One: Guard Your Heart
Introduction
Part One
1. Targets of Temptation
2. True Success
3. Group Numbing
4. A Caged Killer
5. Gods Judgment
6. Doormats
7. Restoration
8. That Day . . . This Day
9. Single-mindedness
10. Loneliness In Leadership
11. Sincerity
12. Honesty
13. Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
14. Feast And Famine
15. Running Scared
16. A Downward Spiral
17. Rigidity
18. Curiosity
19. Beauty . . . at a Distance
20. Parental Negligence
Part Two: Give Your Heart
Part Two
21. Giving With Gusto
22. Two Memorable Minutes
23. Underdogs
24. Intercession
25. Go For It!
26. Strong-minded Determination
27. Your Niche
28. Charm
29. Wise Compromise
30. Contentment
31. Things That Dont Change
32. True Teamwork
33. Dedication
34. Dreaming
35. Caricatures
36. The Gift That Lives On
37. A Time For Truth
38. Gumption
39. Deep-water Faith
40. Breaking Free
41. Conclusion
Notes
Scripture Index
Subject Index
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