When should we be assertive with others? - Assertiveness - TouchPoints

When should we be assertive with others?

Deuteronomy 6:7Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are away on a journey, when you are lying down and when you are getting up again.

1 Timothy 4:11Teach these things and insist that everyone learn them.

Titus 3:8This is a trustworthy saying, and I want you to insist on these teachings so that all who trust in God will devote themselves to doing good. These teachings are good and beneficial for everyone.

These things I have told you are all true. I want you to insist on them so that everyone who trusts in God will be careful to do good deeds all the time. These things are good and beneficial for everyone.

Acts 2:40Then Peter continued preaching for a long time, strongly urging all his listeners, “Save yourselves from this generation that has gone astray!”

Be assertive in your efforts to teach others from God’s Word. When you truly believe God’s message, you will be fervent in sharing it with others. God gave us his Word whole-heartedly. Share it whole-heartedly.

Acts 11:23When he arrived and saw this evidence of God’s blessing, he was filled with joy, and he encouraged the believers to stay true to the Lord.

Philippians 1:6And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.

Be assertive in encouraging one another.

Philemon 1:8That is why I am boldly asking a favor of you. I could demand it in the name of Christ because it is the right thing for you to do.

Be assertive in doing right and encouraging others do what is right.

2 Corinthians 10:2Well, I am begging you now so that when I come I won’t have to be bold with those who think we act from human motives.

Galatians 2:11But when Peter came to Antioch, I had to oppose him to his face, for what he did was very wrong.

Be assertive in correcting wrong thinking and wrong actions.

Ruth 1:14And again they wept together, and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law good-bye. But Ruth clung tightly to Naomi.

Be assertive in your love for one another, which should be consistent, determined, and unfailing.