By Daniel Beamon

Benchley, September 27, 2015

  • Criticism is uncomfortable
    • If you enjoy giving criticism, you are probably not giving it in the right way.
    • II Timothy 3:16-17
    • Proverbs 13:18
    • Galatians 6:1 – Criticism is necessary.
    • Titus 1:3 – Criticism is necessary to make us sound in faith.
  • Giving criticism
    • Philippians 2:1-4
    • Colossians 3:12-17 – If we do not have love, we will give criticism with the wrong heart.
    • II Timothy 2:22-26 – Teaching is an important aspect of criticism.
    • II Timothy 4:2 – We must have patience when criticizing others.
    • I Peter 5:5 – Be humble!
    • Be care to not have an “I gotcha!” attitude in criticizing others.
  • Receiving criticism
    • Philippians 2:1-4 – We must receive criticism in a spirit of love.
    • Proverbs 9:7-9 – Receive criticism with wisdom. Use it to improve.
    • Do not receive criticism with pride or anger. It doesn’t help anyone.
  • Peter and Paul
    • Galatians 1:18-2:14 – When Peter was in error, Paul withstood him to his face.
    • II Peter 3:13-18 – Peter still counted Paul as a beloved brother.

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