We will have a character trait each week, along with a Bible verse that will correspond with the character trait.
Here is the list that we will follow:
Attentive: Listening with my eyes, ears and heart.
"Listen, my child, to what your father teaches you. Don't neglect your mother's teaching."
Behave: Doing what you are told with a happy heart.
"Children, do what your parents tell you. This is only right."
- Ephesians 6:1
- Ephesians 6:1
Contentment: Happy with what I have.
"I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances." -Philippians 4:11
Diligence: Working hard to finish something.
"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart." -Colossians 3:23
Encourage: Showing support for others with words and actions.
"So encourage each other and build each other up." - 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Forgive: Choosing to forget if someone has hurt me.
"Be kind and tender-hearted to one another, and forgive one another, as God has forgiven you through Christ." - Ephesians 4:32
Gentleness: Giving a kind answer if someone is mean to me.
"A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." - Proverbs 15:1
Honesty: Speaking the truth in love.
"Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies." - Psalm 34:13
Innocent: Keeping away from evil.
"Little children guard yourselves from idols." - 1 John 5:21
Kindness: Doing something to bring happiness to others.
"And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased." - Hebrews 13:16
Love: To treasure others more than yourself.
"My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you." -John 15:12
Memorize: Learning God's word and keeping it in my heart.
"I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you." - Psalm 119:11
Nice: Treating others how you would want to be treated.
"Love your neighbor as yourself." - Leviticus 19:18
Order: Keeping everything in its place.
"But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way." - 1 Corinthians 14:40
Patience: Waiting with a happy heart.
"Be patient, bearing with one another in love." - Ephesians 4:2
Quiet: To be still and silent.
"Meditate within your heart on your bed, and be still." - Psalm 4:4
Respectful: Showing someone they are worthy of my attention.
"Show proper respect to everyone." - 1 Peter 2:17
Self-control: Being careful with my words and actions.
"I will be careful how I act and will not sin by what I say." - Psalm 39:1
Thankfulness: Being grateful and saying so.
"Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good." -Psalm 118:1
Unity: Living at peace with one another.
"How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!" - Psalm 133:1
Victorious: Resisting temptation and turning from sin.
"Victory is through our Lord Jesus Christ." - 1 Corinthians 15:57
Wisdom: Thinking God's way.
"Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom." - Proverbs 9:10
eXcellence: Doing my very best.
"Follow God's example in everything you do, because you are his dear children." - Ephesians 5:1
Yielding: To live God's way and not my own way.
"Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you." - James 4:7
Zealous: To do something with my whole heart.
"I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands." - Psalm 119:10