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Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principle (Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary). It may also b regarded as adherence to a strict moral or ethical code OR the quality /condition of being complete or pure.

Integrity is a choice not a feeling. 
It is one of the prerequisites of being a true child of God. 
The word integrity evolved from the Latin word INTEGER,  meaning whole or complete (Wikipedia), in this context INTEGRITY is the inner sense of wholeness derived from qualities such as honesty and consistency of character. The following words best describes Integrity ; HONESTY, UPRIGHTNESS, SINCERITY, DECENCY, PURITY &  WHOLENESS.

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Tony Dungy described Integrity as "the choice between what's convenient and what's right".

Integrity is doing the right thing even when nobody is watching C.S Lewis said and Adebukola added 'even when nobody is doing it!'
Remember: It is one thing to know what is right and another thing to do what is right.

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The opposite of integrity could be described as dishonesty, dishonor, corruption.

Integrity may also be regarded as being accountable. 
Integrity is a trait that should be expressed by everyone at place of work, place of worship, home, even as a leader Integrity should be one of your core values.
Integrity is one of Christ's attitude that we all should emulate. When He make promises He fulfills them. He, His words, His love, and His standards never change. He is reliable!

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  • Prov 28:6 Better is the poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways (NKJV)
  • Prov 10:9 He who walks wit integrity walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will become known (NKJV)
  • Prov 20:7 The righteous man walks in his integrity, his children are blessed after him. (NKJV)

  • It helps people to build trust in us
  • We become role models i.e people's mentor in a sense
  • It helps one to gain more respect from people
  • It helps one in keeping up to promises
  • Won't be afraid to tell the truth always
  • Our generations become blessed. (Prov 20:7).

Conclusion: Make it a daily attitude to be a man of high integrity. 

Adebukola, CL Blogs.

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