The Importance Of Integrity And Keeping A Clear Conscience – Acts 24

From my reading in Acts 24 in the One Year New Testament.

Integrity is what sets great people apart from others.

Many people are gifted and have leadership abilities but it is rare to find a person with true character. The Apostle Paul was a man of character, he said,

“I always try to maintain a clear conscience before God and all people.” Acts 24:16

Having a clear conscience before God is living with the awareness that God sees everything.

Knowing this gives you a healthy “fear” or respect for obeying God’s laws. Also you know that even if you get away with lying or stealing that God sees.

Living with a clear conscience before people is all about faithfulness.

When you say you are going to do something, do you really do it? Are you someone people can trust?

Integrity is not about being perfect it is about being honest when you mess up!

No one is perfect, but the people who have clear conscience are the ones who are honest about their sins and confess them to God and others and don’t lie.

Are you a person of integrity?

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About David Worcester

I am the founder and director of a campus ministry at San Diego State called Challenge. I am also serving as an ordained elder at Mission Trails Church. I love speaking and writing about college ministry, gospel appointments, and practical ways to live out God’s Word! I am also passionate about: leadership training, learning, missions, church planting, surfing, hiking, sports, photography and traveling (So far I’ve visited 23 countries & all 50 states). I’m married to Jessica Worcester who I fell in love with while doing college ministry together and we have a two year old son named Samuel. I graduated from from the University of Oklahoma (OU) with a degree in Film & Video Studies. And I received my Masters in Theological Studies from Gateway Seminary. I am an ordained minister who loves speaking and writing about practical ways to live out God’s Word in life and ministry.

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