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Christian Character Builders


by World Bible Publishers, Inc.


Paying attention to and respecting the person by giving genuine courtesy and consideration to God's Word or a person's words

Hebrews 2:1 "Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip."


Willing to adjust my schedule to fit the desires of God and others

Mark 1:17-18 “And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men. And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.”


Giving the Lord control of my life

Psalm 37:5 “Commit thy way unto the LORD: trust also in him: and he shall bring it to pass.”


Expressing a deep feeling of love and concern for others needs and difficulties

I Peter 3:8 “Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous.”


What I say or do will benefit me and, more importantly, others

Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”


Living my daily life according to God’s principles

I Corinthians 15:58 “Therefore my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”


Accepting whatever God provides for my life

Philippians 4:11 “Not that I speak in respect of wants: for I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.”


Working together in unity and harmony

Ephesians 4:3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.”


Realizing that God had given me the strength to face and trial or danger

Deuteronomy 31:6 “Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.”


Using the talents I have been given to serve the Lord

I Timothy 4:14 “Neglect not the gift that is in thee…”


Make decisions based on God’s perfect will

Romans 12:2 “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.”


Being reliable and trustworthy

Colossians 1:10 “That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God.”


Doing all I can to accomplish my part in God’s plan

Hebrews 12:12-13 “Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees: And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way…”


Setting my desire and hope upon God

Colossions 3:2 “Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.”


Working hard to do my best for the Lord

Colossions 3:23 “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men.”


Forming sound opinions and giving serious attention and thought to what one is doing

Psalm 112:5 “A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.”


Making the most of every situation

Ephesians 5:16 “Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.”


Seeing a situation from the viewpoint of each person involved

Matthew 7:12 “Therefore do all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.”


Being loyal and true to the one I serve

Matthew 25:21 “…Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou has been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things.”


Overlooking a wrong that was done unto me

Colossians 3:13 “Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.”


Desiring to know and help others

Proverbs 18:24 “A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.”


Giving to others because God has given to me

Deuternomony 16:17 “Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord thy God which he hath given thee.”


Being patient and kind with others

II Timothy 2:24 “And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient.”


Changing our lives to line up with God’s character

III John 11 “…He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.”


Being truthful and doing what is right

II Corinthians 8:21 “Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.”


Understanding my weaknesses and striving not to lift up myself above others

I Peter 5:5 “Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.”


Being filled with happiness in Christ

Ephesians 5:19 “Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord.”


Doing all things right, according to God’s laws

Genesis 6:9 “…Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.”


Showing a loving attitude towards others

Ephesians 4:23 “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.”


Showing my commitment to a person or cause at all times

John 15:13 “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”


Yielding everything to God

Psalm 22:26 “The meek shall eat and be satisfied: They shall praise the Lord that seek Him: your heart shall live for ever.”


Showing more kindness than justice requires

Luke 6:36 “Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.”


Willing to do what God requires of me

Deuteronomy 13:4 “Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.”


Thinking of the best in all situations

Romans 8:25 “But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.”


Going through a difficult situation with calm endurance and not complaining or losing self-control

Psalm 33:20 “Our soul waiteth for the Lord: he is our help and our shield.”


Yielding myself to the Lord for His control, for He is our peace

Philippians 4:7 “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”


Being able to cope with stress to accomplish God’s work

Galations 6:9 “And let us not be weary in well doing for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.”


Helping others to understand God’s point of view

II Timothy 2:25 “In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth.”


Being on time and quick to act when a request is made

Ecclesiastes 3:1 “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.”


Seeing what is likely to happen and giving careful thought in acting and planning

Proverbs 14:15 “The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.”


Knowing God’s will for my life

II Timothy 1:9 “Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace…”


Ready to take on projects that others would overlook or discard

I Thessalonians 4:11 “And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you.”


Honoring the authority God has placed in my life

I Thessalonians 5:12-13 “and we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves.”


Feeling safe because of God’s protection

Proverbs 29:25 “…whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.”


Ruling my own life with obedience to the Holy Spirit

I Thessalonians 5:22 “Abstain from all appearance of evil.”


Desiring to do what is right with pure motives

Joshua 24:14 “Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt, and serve ye the LORD.”


Yielding myself to God’s guidance through others

Ephesians 5:21 “Submitting yourselves on to another in the fear of God.”


Giving strength and courage to those with troubles

Galatians 6:2 “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.”


Saying and doing the right thing, especially in a difficult situation

Colossians 4:6 “Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.”


Not being extreme in any way or thing especially with regard to feelings or appetites

Titus 2:12 “Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world.”


Expressing to God and others the ways they have shown me favor or kindness

I Thessalonians 5:18 “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”


Doing all that should be done to complete the job

Ecclesiastes 9:10 “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might…”


Remembering to think of others and their feelings

Philippians 2:4 “Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.”


Using money wisely according to God’s principles

Proverbs 14:24 “The crown of the Wise I their riches…”


Being patient with the weakness of others

I Thessalonians “…support the weak, be patient toward all men.”


Speaking what is true and accurate

Ephesians 4:25 “Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members on of another.”


The ability to know the meaning and reasoning behind a certain situation

Psalms 119:34 “Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law…”


The ability to make good judgments

I Kings 3:9 “Give therefore thy servant and understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad…”