We should not be concerned with our "rep." If we are concerned with what others think of us, it is probably our pride that could be hurt. This should not be a concern for a Christian.
We may be called to anonymous service to our Redeemer. Not many may know our name. Or if they do, they know very little about us, but ... Jesus knows us!
True Christianity is not defined as what we get from our belief. It is what our belief gives to others and promotes the glory of God!
Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him. He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled.John 3:28-29 Consider here … Continue reading Are You Humble?
Arrogance and pride have no place in the discussion of the word of God. If a person feels they are smarter than someone else that may be true. But, how did they gain this knowledge? And, is their knowledge truthful information?
In order for love to abound, we must get outside our comfort zone and find new ways to love God by loving others.