Selfishness and rudeness are two sides of the same coin. Selfishness does not care how words and acts may affect others. The person who loves behaves with good manners, knows how to thank, apologize, excuse himself.

It is not rude, it is not self-serving, it is not easily angered or resentful.
1 Corinthians 13.5 NET Continue reading

Bible and religion

The Bible appears to be an outdated volume to many, its precepts and perspectives reflecting an outmoded culture and, therefore, inferior to modern evolved concepts. It’s important to emphasize the difference between a caricature of religion in the Middle Ages and the divine revelation of Scripture, but even then many discount any truth or conduct manifest in it. Like this one:

In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands.
1 Peter 3:1a NET Continue reading