Cultivating Christian Manners In An Unmannerly World.

in #steemchurch4 years ago

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Manners has indeed been neglected in our present age. It isn't just that men aren't opening car doors for women or offering them seats in a bus. It goes deeper than that. Everywhere we look, we can see evidence that we are living in an increasingly unmannerly world. People barge ahead in lines, smoke in crowded elevators, play loud music in public places and so on. Daily experience tells us that in spite of improved educational opportunities and high standard of living, the words "Thank You" and "Please" have become foreign words and common courtesy has been forgetten.

True, people read books and attend classes on etiquette to learn how to dress for success, how to make a good impression, how to be accepted in the board room and so on. But "Manners" has become a matter of expendience, like a mask one puts on during a performance and takes off when it is over.

But the truth is even though we live on a fast paced world, and demands on our time and energy, when we allow such pressures to cause us to act rudely, it will never make things better for us. On the contrary, it leads to senseless violence. And this rightfully depicts the spirit of the world. The Bible clearly tells us as Christians not to be part of the world.

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I know we all are surrounded by people who show little regard for others and it is very easy to give in to the pressures and let good manners escape us. However always remember the Bible's admonition to us at Romans 12:2

And stop being molded by this system of things, but be transformed by making your mind over, so that you may prove to yourselves the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

We can look to the outstanding examples in the Bible and endeavor to hold the high standards of christian manners in today's unmannerly world.

Our actions should show that we wholeheartedly agree with the psalmist who declared at Psalm 133:1

Look! How good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity.

Yes Christian Manners are the natural outward expression of the love and concern for others that we have in our heart. Just as our speech reveals what we are inside, so our manners show how much we care for others.

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As such, manners should play an important role in all aspects of our lives.

Thank you all for your time.

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Very beautiful topic! I would say the topic brought me here. Many people do not really care about their manners these days, we have to be different from people like that. Thanks for sharing.

Yes Christian Manners are the natural outward expression of the love and concern for others that we have in our heart. Just as our speech reveals what we are inside, so our manners show how much we care for others

It takes nothing from us to act with manners to others. As parishioners of SteemChurch we should set a model forotgers to follow on the blockchain. Thanks for your awesome contribution.

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The first and most important rule of manner is kindness and consideration to others.
This rule never changes.The source of the rule is the Bible. This is the second most important commandment next to loving God.

Remember knowing what is right is only part of having good manners .It is the doing that counts.
So think of others first.
Do not be boastful, arrogant or full of pride,always exercise restraint ,Let your deeds speak for themselves.
Listen before speaking, never interrupt others while they speak.
Think of what you want to say before saying it out.

Saying thank you or am sorry should be one of the fundamental rules to christian faith. And it does not take anything away from us telling a fellow am sorry when wrong is done and appreciate by saying thank you. Thanks for sharing.

Extremely wonderful subject! I would state the point brought me here. Numerous individuals don't generally think about their conduct nowadays, we must be not quite the same as individuals prefer that. A debt of gratitude is in order for sharing.

We need to continually leave out the virtues in us as a Christian. Our manners to people out there need to be check. We should always show love and kindness, respectful and never be arrogant, we need to appreciate others and learn how to say sorry whenever we are wrong.

We are out there to build societies and the world.

I love this:

Yes Christian Manners are the natural outward expression of the love and concern for others that we have in our heart. Just as our speech reveals what we are inside, so our manners show how much we care for others.

You calling your self a true Christ should always define your life to be deferent from the life of others.
Live a life that God will always be happy with.
The lord has been our look up every time .
he has already known the look of the earth before he created it.
He The lord before he created the sun, Moon ,plants,waters , earth and man has already been away of everything that he was about to created ,
He was a perfect God he never makes mistakes and nrve was he afraid of what will happen tomorrow , he knew that the earth and heaven will be crated by him and his reasons.
Therefore as Christians we should always remember that God knows everything in our heart and the reason he created us.
His word is all we need to survive in life and all we need to inherit the kingdom of God.
It contains all the secret to success .
For everything we do or hear should be reflected by Gods word, our life should be of God.
The purpose of Christ coming was fulfilled and was noticed by people who took all they have and all their time to work with the Lord through his word
Paul through his ministry was able to accomplish various task and he made himself a good example if a right fellow .
Do not allow your heart to control how you reason about God and do not allow the work of the devil to manipulate the plans God have for you.
The evidence as establish by the lord passed to his evangelist and his desciples was whatvwe have been believing .
The word of God may likely not be so easy to keep to but your life should at least reflect little of that word if God as much as your life is inclined with the truth and dedication.
Be different from others and live a life that will make God happy with you.

for Jesus Christ, we must be all that bassador would be in today’s society. are ambassadors for Jesus Christ, not like good ambassadors in today’s go above and beyond worldly standards
to a much higher level. God the Christ require us to have manners

Amazing my friend, I really happy after seeing your post. conduct should assume a vital part in all parts of our lives

True, people read books and attend classes on etiquette to learn how to dress for success, how to make a good impression, how to be accepted in the board room and so on. But "Manners" has become a matter of expendience, like a mask one puts on during a performance and takes off when it is over. Yes Christian Manners are the natural outward expression of the love and concern for others that we have in our heart.

Do not be boastful, arrogant or full of pride,always exercise restraint ,Let your deeds speak for themselves.
Listen before speaking, never interrupt others while they speak.
Numerous individuals don't generally think about their conduct nowadays, we must be not quite the same as individuals prefer that.

Manners were God’s idea first. He gave us the Golden Rule in Matthew 7:12: Do to others what you would have them do to you. Jesus set the perfect example for us when He washed the disciples’ feet in John 3:3-5. He was Christ the King, but He humbled himself to serve others.
In Deuteronomy 32:46-47, we are commanded to teach our children the do’s and don’ts of proper conduct. The first and best way to do that is by being good role models. Our children will imitate us whether our actions are good or bad. As parents we should model good behavior by doing kind things for others.

It is quite beautiful that a person who does not know you knows that you are a man or woman of God, not only by the way we speak also by our actions, we have to take care of manners, values ​​and principles!

Living among ill mannered people can be very frustrating at times, but what can one do? It's becoming the norm of societies. Cultural values are being corrupted. The only difference we can make is to walk with the word of God because that is the only way to save us from this plaque

Christians are the moral guide for a fallen world .. Jesus said: So light your light in society. To be educated and kind is to exhibit a nice testimony for those who have not followed Christ. Let's be an example.

A follower of Christ to reflect his love, kindness and sweetness among many other characteristics what makes him an educated person

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