Taking the Road Less Taken
Integrity is a word that comes from a word that means uprightness. It is not appreciated most of the time and not even rewarded. If you do the right thing just to be rewarded, it will not be considered integrity because integrity is doing the right thing even if no one is looking and without anyone knowing it because it’s the right thing to do.
He spoke to them openly. Peter took him, and began to rebuke him. 33 But he, turning around, and seeing his disciples, rebuked Peter, and said, “Get behind me, Satan! For you have in mind not the things of God, but the things of men.” 34 He called the multitude to himself with his disciples, and said to them, “Whoever want to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.35 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it; and whoever will lose his life for my sake and the sake of the Good News will save it. 36 For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?
In today’s time, people often forget the presence of God and is largely been left behind from our lives. Therefore, integrity is part of our moral obligation to the society if we recognize that we are accountable to God. The power of prophecy will provide people to be guided with the teachings of the Lord. Prophetic Insights will awaken faith in each and every one of us and will build better relationship with God.
Doing the right thing only when you expect something in return makes a Pavlovian response but if we are motivated to have integrity, we do what is right because our conscience tells us to. the way to integrity is really doing something that honors God.
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