Extra Grace Required series
Extra Grace Required: Grace with Critical People
“If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.”
— Proverbs 13:18
“The biggest danger of receiving criticism is not to your reputation, but to your heart.”
— Dr. Tim Keller
What is grace?
How do we handle critical people?
A. Distinguish between the types of criticism:
- Accurate (Proverbs 15:31-32)
- Inaccurate (2 Timothy 2:24-25; Judges 8:1-3; Proverbs 15:1)
- Malicious (Matthew 5:44-45)
B. Deal with your own heart