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May 13, 2014 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

What's your reputation?

I used the New King James Version translation of the passage above because of the way it translates verse 6: when Jesus was on this earth, He made Himself ‘œof no reputation.‘ I find that to be a fascinating translation, more descriptive than the New International Version‘™s ‘œHe made Himself nothing.‘ For many of us, our reputation is something we closely guard, even if we are not aware that we are doing it. We want to be seen as intelligent, or hard-working, or moral, or cool, or successful, or attractive, and so we carefully screen out that which we want the world to see and that which we wish to hide from others....Keep Reading

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