Honor and Shame

Also called: Embarrassment, Reputation
Having a good name or public esteem.

Top Bible Verses about Honor and Shame

Proverbs 3:9–10

Proverbs 3:9

Honor Yahweh from your substance, and from the firstfruits of all that will come to you, Read Proverbs 3:9
Proverbs 14:31

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor insults him who made him, but he who has mercy on the poor honors him. Read Proverbs 14:31

John 5:23

in order that all people will honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. The one who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him. Read John 5:23
Hebrews 12:2

Hebrews 12:1–2

Therefore, since we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, putting aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us, let us run with patient endurance the race that has been set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the originator and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Read Hebrews 12:1–2
Revelation 4:11

Revelation 4:9–11

And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to the one who is seated on the throne, the one who lives forever and ever, the twenty-four elders fall down before the one who is seated on the throne and worship the one who lives forever and ever, and put down their crowns before the throne, saying, “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, because you have created all things, and because of your will they existed and were created.” Read Revelation 4:9–11

Famous Christian Quotes About Honor and Shame, Embarrassment, Reputation

Plant the Cross in Your Garden

Plant in the garden of your memory, the tree of the holy Cross; it produces a very efficacious medicine against all the suggestions of the devil. Of this most noble and fertile tree, the root is humility and poverty; the bark, labor and penitence; the branches, mercy and justice; the leaves, true honor and modesty; the scent, sobriety and abstinence; the beauty, chastity and obedience; the splendor, right faith and firm hope; the strength, magnanimity and patience; the length, long-suffering and perseverance; the breadth, benignity and concord; the height, charity and wisdom; the sweetness, love and joy; the fruit, salvation and life eternal.

Thomas à Kempis

Vanity to Trust in Riches That Perish

This is the greatest wisdom—to seek the kingdom of heaven through contempt of the world. It is vanity, therefore, to seek and trust in riches that perish. It is vanity also to court honor and to be puffed up with pride. It is vanity to follow the lusts of the body and to desire things for which severe punishment later must come. It is vanity to wish for long life and to care little about a well-spent life. It is vanity to be concerned with the present only and not to make provision for things to come. It is vanity to love what passes quickly and not to look ahead where eternal joy abides.

Thomas à Kempis

Contrition Useless Without Confession

Very often, when the sinner looks at the greatness and multitude of his guilt, he is ashamed to confess that which he has done; and although he may deeply grieve for his sins, yet, foolishly hiding them in his own conscience, he is ashamed to reveal them to whom he ought. Fool! Why be ashamed to say to man that which you are not ashamed to do in the sight of the Lord? Away with such shame. Hasten to the priest; reveal your secret and confess your sin: otherwise, contrition of heart will be of no avail, if, when there is an opportunity, confession of mouth does not follow.

Hildebert of Lavardin
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