Facts of the Matter

A weekly letter of encouragement and challenge to business and professional men and women
Monday, January 30, 1995
Dear Colleagues,


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Good Morning!

  • “Is to be more desired than great riches…”  (Pro. 22:1a)
  • Is nearly impossible to restore…once sullied.

The next time you are on the edge of giving in to sin…think about your GOOD NAME.

Is any sin worth the price of loosing your GOOD NAME?

Here are two reasons why the answer is no

#1  Our private sins have a way of becoming public property:

Be sure your sin will find you out…A bird on the wing may carry your words…(and) report what you  say…” (Numb. 32:23b; Ecc. 10:20b) 

#2  Our private sins will affect our family for generations to come:

“…I the Lord your God (visit) the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the  third and the fourth generations…”  (Ex. 20:5)

Visualize one of your grand kids a few years from now saying,

“There’s nothing to this religion stuff.  My Grandpa messed around with women…ripped off  his company…and went to church on Sunday.  Same with my ole man.  Forget this Christianity stuff!”


“My Grandpa loved God…just like my Dad does.  I wanna be like them!!”

Is any temporary satisfaction worth the price of your GOOD NAME?

The answer, of course is “NO“!



 My prayer is that you are having a great week!

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