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Personal Integrity And Personality

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Integrity is defined in dictionary.com as “adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty” (“Integrity”, n.d.), but what does it also mean be to have moral and ethical principles? The apostle Paul wrote a personal letter to Titus encouraging him in his ministry and shows him what integrity looks like. The letter that Paul wrote can be applied to both spiritual and personal integrity. When one has personal growth it affects ones integrity because he or she can go about their lives more boldly. In Titus chapter 2: 1-12 it states:
1 You, however, must teach what is appropriate to sound doctrine. 2 Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance. 3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. 4 Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, 5 to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God. 6 Similarly, encourage the young men to be self-controlled. 7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness 8 and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us. 9 Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to
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