<<etiquette, politeness>>

As Christians we should act as Jesus did, with integrity, respecting and valuing others, by “Showing proper respect to everyone” not treating them in a judgmental, self-centered or rude way (1 Pet 2:17).

Our words and behaviour reveal our character and manners. The golden rule of treating people with dignity, is “Doing to them as you would they do to you” (Lk 6:31). Jesus said whatever we do (or don't do) to others is in fact doing it (or not doing it) to Him (Mt 25:40,45).

See also: character, golden rule, integrity, manners, respect.

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