Character Traits

An overview of the 60 character traits of Jesus as used in the PACEs
  • Appreciative
    In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5:18)

    Attentive
    Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away. (Hebrews 2:1)

    Available
    As Jesus passed on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax office. And He said to him, “Follow Me.” So he arose and followed Him. (Matthew 9:9)

    Committed
    Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass. (Psalm 37:5)

    Compassionate
    Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous. (1 Peter 3:8)

    Concerned
    Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. (Galatians 6:2)

    Confident
    I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13)

    Considerate
    Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others. (Philippians 2:4)

    Consistent
    Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord. (1 Corinthians 15:58)

    Content
    Not that I speak in regard of need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. (Philippians 4:11)

    Cooperative
    Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! (Psalm 133:1)

    Courageous
    Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:6)

    Creative
    And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. (Romans 12:2)

    Decisive
    And if it seems evil to you to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. (Joshua 24:15)

    Deferent
    Just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved. (1 Corinthians 10:33)

    Dependable
    O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge. (1 Timothy 6:20)

    Determined
    For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. (1 Corinthians 2:2)

    Diligent
    And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men. (Colossians 3:23)

    Discerning
    And they shall teach My people the difference between the holy and the unholy, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean. (Ezekiel 44:23)

    Discreet
    A good man deals graciously and lends; He will guide his affairs with discretion. (Psalm 112:5 )

    Efficient
    Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. (Ephesians 5:16)

    Equitable
    To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, judgment, and equity; (Proverbs 1:3)

    Fair
    Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets. (Matthew 7:12)

    Faithful
    Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful. (1 Corinthians 4:2)

    Fearless
    For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. (2 Timothy 1:7)

    Flexible
    Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. (Colossians 3:2)

    Forgiving
    Bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do. (Colossians 3:13)

    Friendly
    A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Proverbs 18:24)

    Generous
    I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ (Acts 20:35)

    Gentle
    And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient. (2 Timothy 2:24)

    Honest
    Providing honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men. (2 Corinthians 8:21)

    Humble
    Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” (1 Peter 5:5)

    Joyful
    Speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. (Ephesians 5:19)

    Kind
    And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you. (Ephesians 4:32)

    Loyal
    Greater love has no one than this, thanto lay down one’s life for his friends. (John 15:13)

    Meek
    Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom. (James 3:13)

    Merciful
    Therefore be merciful, just as your Father also is merciful. (Luke 6:36)

    Observant
    Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. (Mark 14:38)

    Optimistic
    But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with perseverance. (Romans 8:25)

    Patient
    Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. (Hebrews 12:1)

    Peaceful
    These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. (John 16:33)

    Perseverant
    And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap, if we do not lose heart. (Galatians 6:9)

    Persuasive
    In humility correcting those who are in opposition, if God perhaps will grant them repentance, so that they may know the truth. (2 Timothy 2:25)

    Prudent
    The simple believes every word, but the prudent considers well his steps. (Proverbs 14:15)

    Punctual
    To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

    Purposeful
    Blessed are thosewho keep His testimonies, who seek Him with the whole heart! (Psalm 119:2)

    Resourceful
    That you also aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you. (1 Thessalonians 4:11)

    Respectful
    And we urge you, brethren, to recognizethose who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves. (1 Thessalonians 5:12-13)

    Responsible
    So then each of us shall give account of himself to God. (Romans 14:12)

    Secure
    And you would be secure, because there is hope; Yes, you would dig around you, and take your rest in safety. (Job 11:18)

    Selfcontrolled
    Abstain from every form of evil. (1 Thessalonians 5:22)

    Sincere
    Now therefore, fear the LORD, serve Him in sincerity and in truth, and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River and in Egypt. Serve the LORD! (Joshua 24:14)

    Submissive
    Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you. (Hebrews 13:17)

    Tactful
    Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one. (Colossians 4:6)

    Temperate
    Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age. (Titus 2:12)

    Thorough
    Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work or device or knowledge or wisdom in the grave where you are going. (Ecclesiastes 9:10)

    Thrifty
    Behold, My Servant shall deal prudently; He shall be exalted and extolled and be very high. (Isaiah 52:13)

    Tolerant
    Therefore let us not judge one another anymore, but ratherresolve this, not to put a stumblingblock or a cause to fall in our brother’s way. (Romans 14:13)

    Truthful
    Therefore, putting away lying, “Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor,” for we are members of one another. (Ephesians 4:25)

    Virtuous
    Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. (Philippians 4:8)

  • Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

    Proverbs 22:6