Character, Integrity the best character witnesses

Published 12:59 pm Saturday, June 29, 2019

Demetrius Moffett

Integrity is the practice of being honest and showing consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values. 

Integrity helps to build strong character, a quality that seemingly is being lost. 

Our character and integrity are directly connected, joined at the hip. 

No one can have great character and poor integrity, nor can someone have impeccable integrity and imperfect character. These two qualities are very precious jewels. 

One thing we need to embrace is how we handle mistakes. 

Our character and integrity can keep us from making colossal mistakes. 

More importantly it’s our character and integrity that helps us to recover from the mistakes we’ve made in spite of the attempts of those who will try to use those mistakes to destroy a person’s character. 

The truth is when a person in walking in character and integrity they won’t expose other’s flaws and mishaps but look to support the restoration and reconciliation. 

I believe its low level of character and integrity that allows for people to attack other people’s character and integrity when there is no need to. 

The truth of a person’s character and integrity cannot be hidden. 

“As in water face reflects face, so a man’s heart reveals the man.” Proverbs 27:19 (NKJV) 

The integrity of a man’s heart is the best character witness a man has; thus, we might want to protect and preserve it. 

It just may get us acquitted. 

Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life and anyone can develop both qualities. 

It’s never too late to start, only laziness not to.


Demetrius Moffett is Senior Pastor of Orange Church of God, 1911 North 16th Street in Orange.