"The Importance of a Good Name"
Proverbs 22:1(NKJV) reads, "A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, Loving favor rather than silver and gold."
What is a good name? The word "name" speaks of character, conduct, the way in which one lives. It speaks of reputation. The word "good" which precedes the word name, gives the identification of the name. And when you put these two words together you get the definitions of being rich toward God and a life that is lived above reproach.
-Dr. Timmy Tezeno
"The Importance of Biblical Education"
What is Biblical education? It is a constant diligent search of what God has to say on every subject. It is the heart beat of God. Biblical education is a heavenly education that changes lives forever. It converts prostitutes to women of virtue; pimps to men of honor. It sober up drunkards, delivers drug attics from addictions, heal broken hearts and mend marriages. It is the only education that produces victorious living.
Why is it so important? It is important because it is the right information that produces righteous thoughts, which produces right actions, that brings about the right kind of harvest. Obtaining a Biblical education is obtaining the mind of God. We must know how He thinks so that we can align our thinking accordingly. We must learn His ways so that we can walk in agreement with Him and therefore walk in His favor, having the blessing on our lives.
Biblical education produces an all-around successful life. Without it, life is unfruitful, empty, and void. We have to be like the Psalmist that said this in Psalm 119:97, "O how love I Your law! It is my meditation all the day."
We must endlessly continue to receive Biblical training because the more training we receive and apply, the more we become like Him. Biblical education is an awesome thing, it has no ending. The knowledge, understanding, and wisdom of God are infinite. Therefore, we must continue to search and search until we utter our last breath.
-Dr. Timmy Tezeno
Powerful Quotes by Others
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.
-The Serenity Prayer (Reinhold Niebuhr)
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
The road to success is not straight. There is a curb called Failure, a loop called Confusion; speed bumps called Friends; red lights called Enemies; caution lights called Family. You will have flats called jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination; an engine called Perseverance; insurance called Faith, and a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success!!
Speak when you are angry, and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
-Lawrence J. Peter
A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.
- Peter Drucker
Don't think outside the box...Think like there is no box.
The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it.
Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Silence is a source of great strength.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
-George Bernard Shaw
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
-Henry David Thoreau
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
-Laurence J. Peter
Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.