Website owner:  James Miller

[ Home ] [ Up ] [ Info ] [ Mail ]

What determines my opinion of a person?

What determines my opinion of a person? I think that is an easy question for me to answer. It is determined almost completely by my assessment of his honesty, integrity and morality. I don’t look at how much money he has, how much education he has, what kind of job he has, how important he is, how much ability of various kinds he may have, how nice a disposition he may have. These things simply don’t make a good man. I am interested in how good he is. A person can be a billionaire, have all kinds of degrees, be in a very high position, have all kinds of talent and ability, have a very nice disposition, and still be a bad person. He might be a person who has made great contributions to science — and I will give him credit for the things he has done — but that won’t determine my opinion of him. I want to know if he is a good person in the moral sense or not. Where does my particular outlook come from? I believe it comes from the Bible, from Christianity. I want to know if a person is an upright, honest, good person. That is the Biblical outlook. In the Bible uprightness, morality, goodness is everything. That is what matters, that is what is really important. It is on that basis that we will be judged on that great Day of Judgment.

Apr 2015

More from

The Way of Truth and Life

God's message to the world

Jesus Christ and His Teachings

Words of Wisdom

Way of enlightenment, wisdom, and understanding

Way of true Christianity

America, a corrupt, depraved, shameless country

On integrity and the lack of it

The test of a person's Christianity is what he is

Who will go to heaven?

The superior person

On faith and works

Ninety five percent of the problems that most people have come from personal foolishness

Liberalism, socialism and the modern welfare state

The desire to harm, a motivation for conduct

The teaching is:

On modern intellectualism

On Homosexuality

On Self-sufficient Country Living, Homesteading

Principles for Living Life

Topically Arranged Proverbs, Precepts, Quotations. Common Sayings. Poor Richard's Almanac.

America has lost her way

The really big sins

Theory on the Formation of Character

Moral Perversion

You are what you eat

People are like radio tuners --- they pick out and listen to one wavelength and ignore the rest

Cause of Character Traits --- According to Aristotle

These things go together


We are what we eat --- living under the discipline of a diet

Avoiding problems and trouble in life

Role of habit in formation of character

The True Christian

What is true Christianity?

Personal attributes of the true Christian

What determines a person's character?

Love of God and love of virtue are closely united

Walking a solitary road

Intellectual disparities among people and the power in good habits

Tools of Satan. Tactics and Tricks used by the Devil.

On responding to wrongs

Real Christian Faith

The Natural Way -- The Unnatural Way

Wisdom, Reason and Virtue are closely related

Knowledge is one thing, wisdom is another

My views on Christianity in America

The most important thing in life is understanding

Sizing up people

We are all examples --- for good or for bad

Television --- spiritual poison

The Prime Mover that decides "What We Are"

Where do our outlooks, attitudes and values come from?

Sin is serious business. The punishment for it is real. Hell is real.

Self-imposed discipline and regimentation

Achieving happiness in life --- a matter of the right strategies


Self-control, self-restraint, self-discipline basic to so much in life

We are our habits

What creates moral character?

[ Home ] [ Up ] [ Info ] [ Mail ]