Responding to false accusations

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2c80b-newyear2013goalsandresolutionsMost people experience false accusations at some time or another.

It could begin as a child when a brother or sister blames us for something we didn’t do.

But false charges can be more evil and vicious. This happens when others try to slander us to bring us down and advantage themselves.

You’re not alone

It is helpful to remember that our Lord was no stranger to false charges. He was repeatedly wrongfully accused by jealous people.

During Jesus’ so-called religious and political trials, “many brought false witness against him” (Mark 14). They said, “We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King” “We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.”

Follow the Lord’s example

“When they hurled their insults…

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