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Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On: Week Seven

"For this reason I bow my knees to the Lord, Jesus, the Anointed One, that He may dwell in your hearts, being rooted and grounded in His love and able to comprehend, within you, how His love is able to do exceeding abundantly above what you are able to ask or think." Ephesians 3:14-21

Pastor Bill Gothard produced the book "The Power for True Success, How to Build Character in Your Life"; 12th printing 2001, published by Institute of Basic Life Principles, PO Box One, Oak Brook, Illinois 60522-3001, It is a synopsis of Bill's career which started at age 15, seeking solutions for wayward classmates. It is based on attributes of Holy Spirit as defined in Galatians 5:22, 23

Tom Hill, as CEO of Kimray, Oklahoma City, OK. founded Character First. Learn more about character-building resources at

Nancy Rice, Kimray's HR Director, at the time, is portrayed by Nola for lack of information about Nancy's part in developing the curriculum. However, quotes and information credited to Nola are documented and researched details vital to Character First. Homer and Emma portray families and associates who acted as a catalyst, praying and supporting Tom Hill, his family and Kimray's workforce.

A Vision developer, with HR, Pastor Bill and Tom Hill, defined the plus side and minus side of 49 Character attributes, i.e .: "Punctuality: showing esteem for others by doing the right thing at the right time; a leadership quality of Provider, who is resourceful, prudent and thrifty, constantly ensuring the best use of all available resources." In a matter of months, absenteeism vanished, talented people sought employment at Kimray, Workman's Comp claims fell by 80% and all seven of the complaints against the company were withdrawn.

Character First gained the attention of OK City Police Dept. where Jesus' Name was removed, due to city policies. Later, OK City schools removed reference to God, in compliance with government regulations. HOWEVER, Holy Spirit cannot be removed from the heart, or cultural morals which arise from it. The Kingdom of God within man's spirit activates character. Sixty plus nations embrace Character First, today. It recently merged with Strata Leadership, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; [email protected]

"Happy is the man who finds wisdom for he will gain understanding." Proverbs 3:13 "Lord, by Your favor You have made my mountain [Kimray] stand strong." Psalm 30:7 Good trees have roots in fertile soil, with the Light of the Word and Holy Spirit (Anointing). Good character develops grace, and mercy by love.

"Love has been perfected among us in boldness, for as He is, so are we, in this world. This is the victory that overcomes the world: Our faith." 1 John 4:17; 5:4

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