Bible verse about being petty
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Christians are to be loving, kind, humble, and respectful to others. The only time a Christian should argue is when defending the faith against false teachers and others. We must be careful because sometimes we will get into discussions with others and we might get insulted because of our faith. We should continue to be loving, follow the examples of Christ, remain calm, and turn the other cheek. Philippians Do everything without complaining and arguing. Warn them before God against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen.
How can I avoid being petty? Many places in Scripture instruct believers to set aside differences in order to work together for the sake of the gospel (e.g.
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Christians should never deal with drama especially having drama in the church. There are many ways drama can start such as gossip, slander, and hate which are not a part of Christianity. God hates fighting between Christians, but true Christians are usually not in drama. Many fake Christians who put on a Christian name tag are the ones who deal with drama inside the church and make Christianity look bad. Stay away from drama and conflict. If someone insults you repay them with prayer. What does the Bible say?
Pettiness is a sin that begins and flourishes in the first instance in the heart. It emerges into the daylight as snide comments, a critical spirit, condescending looks, self-righteous pity parties, and occasionally full-blown angry outbursts. Pettiness covers itself in a faux piety of justice, but it is actually seething hatred, a critical spirit, nothing short of satanic accusation. Synonymns: illiberal, insular, Lilliputian, little, narrow-minded, parochial, narrow, picayune, provincial, sectarian, small, small-minded. Related words: inflexible, ironbound, obdurate, obstinate, rigid, set, stubborn, unyielding, wrongheaded; bigoted, intolerant; biased, discriminating, discriminatory, jaundiced, one-sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced; brass bound, hidebound, old-fashioned, reactionary, stodgy, straitlaced or straightlaced , stuffy; dogmatic also dogmatical , opinionated, opinionative; limited; hick, unsophisticated.