People to speak well of someone

The things that cause people to speak well of someone include many traits that we are exhorted, even commanded, to display. In Paul’s blog questions:

Why would it bring woe to be spoken well of?

“It ought to hit us like a slap. “Woe to you when everyone speaks well of you,” Jesus says. (Luke 6:26)

Can this really be? The things that cause people to speak well of someone include many traits that we are exhorted, even commanded, to display. Honesty. Being true to our word. Selflessness in helping others. Patience, humility, kindness. The list goes on. Can it be true that the Lord pronounces woe on us, if people around us recognize these traits in us?”

  • Be suspicious of praise, and in particular be suspicious of yourself.
  • Our honesty and integrity makes others look bad.
  • Put no stock in what others have to say about you, good or bad.

Continue reading Paul’s blog post

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Free Christadelphians or Brothers and sisters in Christ, living in Belgium, European Union. - Vrijë Christadelphians of Broeders en zusters in Christus wonende in België in de Europese Unie.
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