Fill in the word that completes the following statement:
It is ․․․․․ good to be popular.
THE correct answer is “B.” Why? Because to be popular simply means to be liked by a lot of people
Did you know?
Why was that proper?
Because Jesus wasn’t seeking glory or pursuing popularity, and he wasn’t desperate for others’ approval. Jesus simply did what was right
The Bottom Line:
Popularity is like wealth. Having it isn’t always wrong. The problem lies in what people do to obtain
Many young people will do anything to be popular. Some are people pleasers who follow the crowd. Others are bullies who try to force people to admire them
On the following pages, we will consider those two treacherous paths to popularity. Then we’ll look at a better route.