Character Development

Character Development

The Journey of Life: The Roads We Travel — Part 1
May 29, 2019 Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

Filled with all its challenges, stressors, sickness, and conflicts, life can be hard. Many people come to see me in the midst of their struggles, desperately searching for a better way to live. But, as I teach them to find practical strategies that will help them cope, I have also discovered that our understanding of reality — how life works — has a direct impact on our understanding of what is happening to us and our ability to cope with the stress.

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Truth — How It Unfolds and Advances
December 6, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

Do you want to be a person of truth, someone who loves the truth, who is able to comprehend the truth and move forward in truth as it is revealed?

The Bible tells us that those who are lost are lost because “they refused to love the truth and so be saved” (2 Thessalonians 2:10).

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The Benefits of Work
January 22, 2018 Blogs, Character Development, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

Human beings were created in the image of God. He is the Creator, and, therefore, we are designed to be creators in our own sphere. We are built to be industrious, creative, builders, designers, and workers! 

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Why Did God Use Law?
December 12, 2014 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

A theologian recently posed the following question to me:

What was the purpose of the “ceremonial law”? Why is it “changeable” (or “fulfill-able; what was “fulfilled)?

When White says “The Holy Spirit saw good not to impose the ceremonial law on the Gentile converts, and the mind of the apostles regarding this matter was as the mind of the Spirit of God,” (AA194),

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The Tree of Knowledge – Poison or Protection?
March 31, 2014 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

I have been thinking a lot about how God is a God of love and not a cruel God. I have gotten to a point that i cant think past, What was the point of God putting the tree of the Knowledge of good and evil in the garden. I just don’t see the point in it. the only thing that could come out of that tree was death but still God put it there.

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God And Your Church 1: Growing Up in Christ – The 7 Levels of Moral Decision Making
November 14, 2013 Character Development, God and Your Church Seminar, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

In this lecture we will examine seven levels of moral decision making, identifying a progression from more childlike perspectives to maturity.

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Psalms 23 – The Path to Eternal Life
February 11, 2013 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

Several months back, in one of my Bible Studies I shared my understanding of the meaning of the 23rd Psalm – that is is a Psalm of the experience of salvation from sinner to eternal life. Several have emailed me and asked for my take on this psalm, so I have summarized it here. 

“The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want”

God is watching out for me and I don’t need to worry about where my support will come from. He will provide all my soul needs.

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Our Two Natures: Gaining the Victory!
June 20, 2010 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

I would like to know from a psychological and also from a Biblical point of view, does a Christian really have two natures? In other words can a converted person have a new born again nature and an old carnal nature at the same time or is a born again person completely free from the old man?

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Victorious Living – Now or Then?
January 8, 2010 Blogs, Character Development, Mental Health and Healing Tim Jennings, M.D.

I am in tune with the trust and healing model of atonement and posted this on-line:

“Those who believe on Christ and obey His commandments are not under bondage to God’s law; for to those who believe and obey, His law is not a law of bondage, but of liberty.

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