Social Media Guardrails for Christians
by Phil Miglioratti @ The Reimagine.Network
• When you disagree because I am obviously "wrong" ...
“Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.”
Ephesians 4:2 NLThttps://www.bible.com/116/eph.4.2.nlt
• When I am not persuaded by your insightful reply ...
“Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone.”
Romans 12:18 NLThttps://www.bible.com/116/rom.12.18.nlt
•When my reply is less than kind ...
"Speak blessing, not cursing, over those who reject and persecute you.”
Romans 12:14 TPThttps://www.bible.com/1849/rom.12.14.tpt
•When you are tempted to reply with sarcasm, stereotyping, name-calling ...
“Be devoted to tenderly loving your fellow believers as members of one family. Try to outdo yourselves in respect and honor of one another.”
Romans 12:10 TPThttps://www.bible.com/1849/rom.12.10.tpt
•When you present a rebuttal ...
“Don’t let the passion of your emotions lead you to sin! Don’t let anger control you or be fuel for revenge, not for even a day.”
Ephesians 4:26 TPThttps://www.bible.com/1849/eph.4.26.tpt
•When your heart races, your blood boils, you begin to twitch...
“My dearest brothers and sisters, take this to heart: Be quick to listen, but slow to speak. And be slow to become angry, for human anger is never a legitimate tool to promote God’s righteous purpose.”
James 1:19-20 TPThttps://www.bible.com/1849/jas.1.19-20.tpt
•When you forget that discipling me, not defeating me, is your actual purpose ...
“Respond gently when you are confronted and you’ll defuse the rage of another. Responding with sharp, cutting words will only make it worse. Don’t you know that being angry can ruin the testimony of even the wisest of men?”
Proverbs 15:1 TPThttps://www.bible.com/1849/pro.15.1.tpt