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Today's Insight - July 13/14, 2013

  • 2013 Jul 13
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Today's Insight from Chuck Swindoll

 

Accountable to Each Other
by Charles R. Swindoll

 

He who listens to reproof 
acquires understanding.
Proverbs 15:32

 

People who are accountable usually have four qualities:

Vulnerability—capable of being wounded, shown to be wrong, even admitting it before being confronted.

Teachability—a willingness to learn, being quick to hear and respond to reproof, being open to counsel.

Availability—accessible, touchable, able to be interrupted.

Honesty—committed to the truth regardless how much it hurts, a willingness to admit the truth no matter how difficult or humiliating the admission may be. Hating all that is phony or false.

That's a tough list!

Today we need others to hold us accountable. Sometimes an objective opinion will reveal a blind spot. Sometimes we may simply need a sounding board to help keep us on target. 

Just remember—not one of us is an island. We need one another.

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